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In the Company of Killers: Crime, Recruitment, and the Birth of the National Movement in the South Marmara

Ryan Gingeras

in Sorrowful Shores: Violence, Ethnicity, and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1912-1923

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561520
eISBN:
9780191721076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561520.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents an account of the construction of the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) in 1919. It locates the origins of this armed movement during the First World ... More


Informal Writing in a Public Place: The Graffiti of Smyrna

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at a unique instance of the survival on a large scale of a type of everyday writing usually lost in its entirety, or at best preserved only in isolated places: the informal ... More


“Zeal and Noise”: Jewish Imperial Allegiance and the Greco-Ottoman War of 1897

Julia Phillips Cohen

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter elaborates upon Judeo-Muslim interdependence and a sense of common destiny. During the late nineteenth century, Jews constituted the single largest ethno-religious group in Salonica and ... More


Workers, Labor Unrest, and the Formulation and Dissemination of Radical Leftist ideas

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi

in The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262010
eISBN:
9780520945463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262010.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A new manner of social contestation in the last quarter of the nineteenth century appeared in Ottoman cities, particularly the capital, Istanbul, and port cities such as Salonica, Izmir, Alexandria, ... More


“Estos Makames Alegres” (These Cheerful Maccams)—External Cultural Influences on the Jewish Community of Izmir on the Eve of the “Young Turk Revolution”: Theater and Music

Efrat E. Aviv

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter offers a wide array of cultural phenomena to include Ladino, Turkish, and aspects of early modernization. Yet the main concern here is with the influence of Ottoman Turkish musicians and ... More


A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Christina Luke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey explores the relationship between an urban core and her rural hinterland. Known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Izmir is Turkey’s third largest ... More


Diasporas in Despair, 1560–1700

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0038
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Ottoman sultans and Spanish kings, along with their tax officials, took a strong interest in the religious identity of those who crossed the areas of the ... More


A Tale of Four and a Half Cities, 1900–1950

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0046
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

From a Mediterranean perspective, the First World War was only part of a sequence of crises that marked the death throes of the Ottoman Empire: the loss of ... More


Lessons in Imperial Citizenship

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 opens with the proclamation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876 and concludes with the empire’s dramatic defeat in the Russo-Ottoman War (1877–1878). While the constitution reinforced a ... More


On the Streets and in the Synagogue: Celebrating 1892 as Ottomans

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 analyzes Ottoman Jews’ participation in two different commemorations of the year 1492. In the first case, Jews decided to treat the four-hundredth anniversary of their ancestors’ expulsion ... More


Battling Neighbors: Imperial Allegiance and Politicized Violence

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

As their patriotic project matured, Jewish communal elites came to realize the potentially unsettling consequences that patriotism could entail. Chapter 3 examines this process by exploring Ottoman ... More


Alternative Futures

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores heritage landscapes through the lens of extractive economies and jurisdiction of forests and archaeological zones. This new body politic rallies around economic profit that is ... More


Open Intelligence

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

From the League of Nations’ International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation (ICIC) to the urban and rural planning of Le Corbusier and his colleagues, governments explored modernist templates and ... More


Reflections

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This final chapter provides a reflection of the book. I bring together the key threads from each of the chapters to explore the contemporary context of heritage within the scope of ongoing ... More


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