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Moveable Empire Ottoman Nomads, Migrants, and Refugees

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ISBN-10: 0295989483

ISBN-13: 9780295989488

Edition: 2011

Authors: Resat Kasaba

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A Moveable Empireexamines the history of the Ottoman Empire through a new lens, focusing on the migrant groups that lived within its bounds and their changing relationship to the state's central authorities. Unlike earlier studies that take an evolutionary view of tribe-state relations-casting the development of a state as a story in which nomadic tribes give way to settled populations-this book argues that mobile groups played an important role in shaping Ottoman institutions and, ultimately, the early republican structures of modern Turkey. Over much of the empire's long history, local interests influenced the development of the Ottoman state as authorities sought to enlist and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 12/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English