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Recent Content

Author: 
Jens Hanssen
Reviewer: 
Zeynep Celik

Celik on Hanssen, 'Fin de Siècle Beirut: The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital'


Jens Hanssen. Fin de Siècle Beirut: The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 280 S. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-928163-3.

Reviewed by Zeynep Celik (School of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Turk (October, 2006)

Author: 
Gabriel Piterberg
Reviewer: 
Gottfried Hagen

Hagen on Piterberg, 'An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play'


Gabriel Piterberg. An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. xv + 256 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-23836-7.

Reviewed by Gottfried Hagen (University of Michigan)
Published on H-Turk (April, 2006)

Osman II and the Cultural History of Ottoman Historiography

Author: 
William Facey, Najdat Fathi Safwat, eds.
Reviewer: 
Edward Erickson

Erickson on Facey and Safwat, 'A Soldier's Story, From Ottoman Rule to Independent Iraq, The Memoirs of Jafar Pasha Al-Askeri (1885-1936)'


William Facey, Najdat Fathi Safwat, eds. A Soldier's Story, From Ottoman Rule to Independent Iraq, The Memoirs of Jafar Pasha Al-Askeri (1885-1936). London: Arabian Publishing, 2003. xxvi + 294 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9544792-0-6.

Reviewed by Edward Erickson (International Research Associates)
Published on H-Turk (December, 2005)

Author: 
Colin Imber
Reviewer: 
Christoph K. Neumann

Neumann on Imber, 'The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: The Structure of Power'


Colin Imber. The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: The Structure of Power. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xiv + 405 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-61386-3; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-333-61387-0.

Reviewed by Christoph K. Neumann (Department of History, Istanbul Bilgi University)
Published on H-Turk (March, 2005)

Ottoman Statehood in Splendid Isolation

Author: 
Benjamin C. Fortna
Reviewer: 
Rachel Simon

Simon on Fortna, 'Imperial Classroom: Islam, the State, and Education in the Late Ottoman Empire'


Benjamin C. Fortna. Imperial Classroom: Islam, the State, and Education in the Late Ottoman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xv + 280 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-924840-7.

Reviewed by Rachel Simon (Princeton University)
Published on H-Turk (May, 2003)

Ottoman State Education between Nationalism, Islam, and Westernization

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