Identity and Identity Formation in the Ottoman World: A Volume of Essays in Honor of Norman Itzkowitz

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Baki Tezcan, Karl K. Barbir
Center for Turkish Studies at the University of Wisconsin, 2007 - History - 279 pages
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Acknowledgements v
Norman Itzkowitz as a Historian and a Mentor Baki Tezcan vii
Norman Itzkowitz - A Representative List of Publications xiii
Eighteenth Century Ottoman Realities Norman Itzkowitz xvii
Introduction Karl K. Barbir 1
The Pre- and Early Ottoman Periods
Words, Books, and Buildings in Seljuk Anatolia Scott Redford 7
Bapheus and Pelekanon Rudi Paul Lindner 17
Religious v. Ethnic Identity in Fourteenth-Century Bithynia: Gregory Palamas and the Case of the Chionai Ruth A. Miller 27
The Role of the Bursa Palace in Preparing Bread for the Ottoman Sultans Heath W. Lowry 43
The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Shadows of Shadows: Prophecy in Politics in 1530s Istanbul Cornell H. Fleischer 51
A Prince Goes Forth (Perchance to Return) I. Metin Kunt 63
Dispelling the Darkness: The Politics of 'Race' in the Early Seventeenth-Century Ottoman Empire in the Light of the Life and Work of Mullah Ali Baki Tezcan 73
The Exalted Lineage of Ridvan Bey Revisited: A Reinterpretation of the Spurious Genealogy of a Grandee in Ottoman Egypt Jane Hathaway 97
The Eighteenth and NineteenthCenturies
Janissaries and Other Riffraff of Ottoman Istanbul: Rebels without a Cause? Cemal Kafadar 113
One Marker of Ottomanism: Confiscation of Ottoman Officials' Estates Karl K. Barbir 135
The Institution of the Ottoman Embassy and Eighteenth- Century Ottoman History: An Alternative View to Gocek Berrak Burcak 147
Conflict and Collaboration: Rethinking Kurdish-Armenian Relations in the Hamidian Period, 1876-1909 Janet Klein 153
Daughters and Fathers: A Young Druze Woman's Experience (1894-1897) Engin Deniz Akarli 167
The Twentieth Century
In Pursuit of Elusive Glory: Enver Pasha's Role in the Pan-Islamic and the Basmachi Movement Suhnaz Yilmaz 185
Marshal Fevzi Cakmak's Family and Education: A Formation Process Nilufer Hatemi 203
Our Women Treasures: Early Republican Turkish Women and Their Public Identity Ipek K. Yosmaoglu 211
On Kemal Ataturk's Psychoanalytic Biography Vamik D. Volkan 229
Contributors 243
Bibliography 245
Index 267.

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Karl K. Barbir is Professor of History at Siena College and is the author of Ottoman Rule in Damascus, 1708 1758. Baki Tezcan is assistant professor of history and religious studies at the University of California, Davis.

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