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Setting the Stage before Conflict

Louis A. Fishman

in Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at the history of Ottoman Palestine from the late 18th century up to the 1908 Young Turk Revolution, focusing on the historic ties to the land of both Palestinians and Jews. It ... More


Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Louis A. Fishman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Uncovering a history buried by competing nationalist narratives (Jewish, Arab and Palestinian) this book looks at how the late Ottoman era set the stage for the on-going Palestinian-Israeli conflict ... More


Thalassology alla Turca: Six Theses on the Philosophy of History

Alexis Wick

in Red Sea: In Search of Lost Space

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285910
eISBN:
9780520961265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285910.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines “the Ottoman Red Sea” from the perspective of time and space through the objectivist analytic of Braudellian-inspired thalassology. It considers the genealogical layers that ... More


An Outline of Ottoman Maritime History

Eyüp Özveren and Onur Yildirim

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides an outline of the maritime history of the Ottoman Empire, in attempt to prove that maritime activity was integral to the success of the empire. It also seeks to determine the ... More


Bridging the Safavid–Ottoman Divide

Owen Wright

in The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In both Persian and Turkish art-music traditions, despite their significant current differences, the musical idiom of the 15th-century Timurid court is regarded as a significant forbear. Late ... More


Late Ottoman and Early Republican Turkish Historical Writing1

Cemal Kafadar and Hakan T. Karateke

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0028
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter notes that the Ottomans had a long tradition of composing biographical dictionaries, the scope of which ranged from poets to scholars. One such biographical dictionary for historians was ... More


The Ottoman Empire: Recent Research on Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries

Murat Çizakça

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses Ottoman maritime history, concentrating on the peak of the Ottoman Empire’s power at the end of the sixteenth century and analyses what measures were taken by the Empire in order ... More


• The 1860 Massacres and Their Aftermath: A Map for Lebanon

Hakim Carol

in The Origins of the Lebanese National Idea: 1840-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273412
eISBN:
9780520954717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273412.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter covers the massacres of Christians in Mount Lebanon and Syria in 1860 and the general reaction in Europe and the Syrian provinces to these events. It then examines the workings of a ... More


• The Church and the Mutasarrifiyya

Hakim Carol

in The Origins of the Lebanese National Idea: 1840-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273412
eISBN:
9780520954717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273412.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the gradual accommodation of the Maronite Church to the new semiautonomous status granted to Mount Lebanon in 1861, following the failure of its more ambitious projects devised ... More


Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

Aysegul Aydin and Cem Emrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453540
eISBN:
9780801456206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453540.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do insurgents and governments select their targets? Which ideological discourses and organizational policies do they adopt to win civilian loyalties and control territory? This book suggests that ... More


The House of Sciences: The First Modern University in the Muslim World

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190051556
eISBN:
9780190051587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051556.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This book examines the process of founding a Western institution, namely a university, in the Ottoman Empire, a cultural environment wholly different from its place of origin in Western Europe. This ... More


Introduction

Mustapha Sheikh

in Ottoman Puritanism and its Discontents: Ahmad al-Rumi al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790761
eISBN:
9780191833250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790761.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The introduction serves as a framing chapter, delineating the purpose and significance of the study, the methodological approach, and the nature of the manuscript which forms the basis of the inquiry.


Twilight of the Saints: Everyday Religion in Ottoman Syria and Palestine

James Grehan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199373031
eISBN:
9780199373055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study of everyday religious culture in Syria and Palestine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (when they were part of the Ottoman Empire). It is a social history, which tries ... More


Joannes Leunclavius (1541–1594), Civilian and Byzantinist?

Bernard Stolte

in Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

As a legal humanist, Joannes Leunclavius (1541-1594) is known for his editions of Byzantine sources, several of them editiones principes, and for his contribution to Ottoman history. This paper ... More


Conclusion

Mustapha Sheikh

in Ottoman Puritanism and its Discontents: Ahmad al-Rumi al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790761
eISBN:
9780191833250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790761.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The final chapter sets out the central findings of the study, delineates the centrality of al-Āqḥiṣārī’s writing for our understanding of the Ottoman revivalist movement and suggests avenues for ... More


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