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Early Modern Ottomans Remapping the Empire

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ISBN-10: 0521520851

ISBN-13: 9780521520850

Edition: 2007

Authors: Virginia H. Aksan, Daniel Goffman

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This is a groundbreaking reinterpretation of the middle years of the Ottoman Empire, from the conquest of Byzantium in 1453 to the establishment of the Tanzimat in 1839.
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Daniel Goffman is Professor and Chair of History at DePaul University and author of Britons in the Ottoman Empire; Izmir and the Levantine World (1998), and The Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe (2002).

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
A note on transliteration and the use of foreign words
Introduction: Situating the early modern Ottoman world
Mapping The Ottoman World
Imagining the early modern Ottoman space, from world history to Piri Reis
Limits To Empire
Negotiating with the Renaissance state: the Ottoman Empire and the new diplomacy
Information, ideology, and limits of imperial policy: Ottoman grand strategy in the context of Ottoman-Habsburg rivalry
The Ottomans in the Mediterranean
Military reform and its limits in a shrinking Ottoman world, 1800-1840
Evocations of Sovereignty
Genre and myth in the Ottoman advice for kings literature
The politics of early modern Ottoman historiography
Boundaries of Belonging
Inside the Ottoman courthouse: territorial law at the intersection of state and religion
The material world: ideologies and ordinary things
Urban voices from beyond: identity, status and social strategies in Ottoman Muslim funerary epitaphs of Istanbul (1700-1850)
Who is a true Muslim? Exclusion and inclusion among polemicists of reform in nineteenth-century Baghdad
Aesthetics Of Empire
Public spaces and the garden culture of Istanbul in the eighteenth century