An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s

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SUNY Press, 1996 - History - 258 pages
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Integrates court records, petitions, chronicles, and local poetry to provide a detailed account of the Jerusalem area in the 1600's both as a region with its own local history and culture and as a province of the Ottoman empire. Addresses such contemporary issues as imperial decline and decentralization, the rise of the notable elite, the urban-rur
  

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Contents

THE RISE AND FALL OF LOCAL DYNASTIES
35
THE SUFI CONNECTION
63
DESERT VILLAGE AND TOWN
87
LAYERS OF OWNERSHIP
115
AN ECONOMY IN TRANSITION
141
WORLDS APART
173
Conclusion
191
Bibliography
237
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Dror Ze'evi is Lecturer at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

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