Reviews

Author: 
Paul Wittek
Reviewer: 
Rudi Paul Lindner

Lindner on Wittek, 'The Rise of the Ottoman Empire: Studies in the History of Turkey, 13th-15th Centuries'


Paul Wittek. The Rise of the Ottoman Empire: Studies in the History of Turkey, 13th-15th Centuries. Edited by Colin Heywood. Royal Asiatic Society Books. London and New York: Routledge, 2012. xxiii + 194 pp. $150.00 (cloth; paperback forthcoming), ISBN 978-0-7007-1500-8.

Reviewed by Rudi Paul Lindner (University of Michigan)
Published on H-Turk (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Victor Ostapchuk

Author: 
Lâle Uluç
Reviewer: 
Karin Ruehrdanz

Ruehrdanz on Uluç, 'Turkman Governors, Shiraz Artisans and Ottoman Collectors: Sixteenth-Century Shiraz Manuscripts'


Lâle Uluç. Turkman Governors, Shiraz Artisans and Ottoman Collectors: Sixteenth-Century Shiraz Manuscripts. İstanbul: Türkiye İş Bankası, 2006. Illustrations. 531 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-975-458-963-4.

Reviewed by Karin Ruehrdanz (Departments of World Cultures, Royal Ontario Museum and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
Published on H-Turk (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Victor Ostapchuk

Author: 
Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar
Reviewer: 
Laurence Raw

Raw on Tahir Gürçağlar, 'The Politics and Poetics of Translation in Turkey, 1923-1960'


Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar. The Politics and Poetics of Translation in Turkey, 1923-1960. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. 331 pp. $95.70 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-2329-1.

Reviewed by Laurence Raw (Başkent University)
Published on H-Turk (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Victor Ostapchuk

Evolving Models of Translation

Author: 
Eric R. Dursteler
Reviewer: 
Ebru Turan

Turan on Dursteler, 'Venetians in Constantinople: Nation, Identity, and Coexistence in the Early Modern Mediterranean'


Eric R. Dursteler. Venetians in Constantinople: Nation, Identity, and Coexistence in the Early Modern Mediterranean. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Maps, illustrations. 312 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8324-8.

Author: 
Ebru Boyar
Reviewer: 
Ipek K. Yosmaoglu

Yosmaoglu on Boyar, 'Ottomans, Turks and the Balkans: Empire Lost, Relations Altered'


Ebru Boyar. Ottomans, Turks and the Balkans: Empire Lost, Relations Altered. London: I.B. Tauris, 2007. 256 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-351-3.

Reviewed by Ipek K. Yosmaoglu (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Turk (March, 2010)
Commissioned by Victor Ostapchuk

Ottomans, Turks and the Balkans

Author: 
Leslie Peirce
Reviewer: 
Iris Agmon

Agmon on Peirce, 'Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab'


Leslie Peirce. Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. xx + 460 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-22892-4; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22890-0.

Reviewed by Iris Agmon (Department of Middle East Studies, Ben Gurion University)
Published on H-Turk (September, 2007)

Author: 
Hakan Ozoglu
Reviewer: 
Amir Hassanpour

Hassanpour on Ozoglu, 'Kurdish Notables and the Ottoman State: Evolving Identities, Competing Loyalties, and Shifting Boundaries'


Hakan Ozoglu. Kurdish Notables and the Ottoman State: Evolving Identities, Competing Loyalties, and Shifting Boundaries. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004. xv + 186 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-5993-5.

Reviewed by Amir Hassanpour (Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
Published on H-Turk (September, 2007)

Author: 
Caroline Finkel
Reviewer: 
Virginia Aksan

Aksan on Finkel, 'Osman's Dream: The Story of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1923'


Caroline Finkel. Osman's Dream: The Story of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1923. New York: Basic Books, 2006. xix + 660 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02396-7; $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7195-5513-8.

Reviewed by Virginia Aksan (Department of History, McMaster University)
Published on H-Turk (July, 2007)

The Long Ottoman Road

Author: 
Hans-Lukas Kieser
Reviewer: 
Ryan Gingeras

Gingeras on Kieser, 'Der verpasste Friede: Mission, Ethnie und Staat in den Ostprovinzen der Türkei, 1839-1938'


Hans-Lukas Kieser. Der verpasste Friede: Mission, Ethnie und Staat in den Ostprovinzen der Türkei, 1839-1938. Zurich: Chronos Verlag, 2000. 533 pp. CHF 68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-905313-49-9.

Reviewed by Ryan Gingeras (Department of History, Long Island University)
Published on H-Turk (January, 2007)

State-Building and Mass Murder in Eastern Anatolia: A New Approach

Author: 
Youssef M. Choueiri, ed.
Reviewer: 
James Reilly

Reilly on Choueiri, 'A Companion to the History of the Middle East'


Youssef M. Choueiri, ed. A Companion to the History of the Middle East. Malden and Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. 624 pp. $124.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4051-0681-8.

Reviewed by James Reilly (Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
Published on H-Turk (January, 2007)

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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