Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804 (Google eBook)

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University of Washington Press, Jul 1, 2014 - History - 365 pages
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“An interpretation of southeastern Europe under Ottoman rule from which few will fail to learn. As always, [Sugar] brings a fresh view of familiar material, and fresh material to familiar issues. . . . his book is far more than simply a ‘welcome addition to the field.’ It is a unique interpretation of the entire Ottoman experience in the Balkans.” - Slavic Review
  

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Contents

The Early History and the Establishment of
3
Ottoman Social and State Structure
31
The Final Establishment of Ottoman Rule14511566
63
City Organization and Administration
72
The Countryside
93
Moldavia and Wallachia
113
Transylvania
142
Dubrovnik Ragusa
168
The Changed World of European Turkey
209
The Final Disintegration of Provincial Order in Ottoman
233
Cultural Life
251
Conclusions
271
Bibliographic Essay
289
The House of Osman
317
Glossary of Geographic Names
335
Index
351

The Change of Fortune
187

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