Historical Dictionary of the Ottoman Empire

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Scarecrow Press, Feb 13, 2003 - History - 512 pages
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The Ottoman Empire was the last great Muslim political entity, emerging in the later Middle Ages and continuing its existence until the early 20th century and the creation of the modern state of Turkey. Here you will find an in-depth treatise covering the political social, and economic history of the Ottoman Empire, the last member of the lineage of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean empires and the only one that reached the modern times both in terms of internal structure and world history. Key Features: o Historical maps o A detailed chronology o A list of Ottoman sultans and grand viziers o A dictionary consisting of 781 entries o An analytical bibliography o Details where original Turkish documents can be located
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
Note on Writing Style and Transcriptions
xi
Maps
xii
Chronology
xvii
Ottoman Sultans
lxix
Grand Vızıers
lxxi
Introduction
lxxix
The Dictionary
1

The Dictionary
1
Selected Bibliography
333
About the Author
399
Editors Foreword
vii
Selected Bibliography
333
About the Author
399
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Selcuk Aksin Somel is Assistant Professor of Ottoman History in the Department of History at Bilkent University in Ankara. He is a corresponding member of the Turkish Historical Association, member of the Foundation of Economic and Social History of Turkey, and of the Middle East Studies Association of North America.

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