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The Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, the Greek Lands


Towards a Social and Economic History


This volume is a collection of essays written in honor of Professor John C. Alexander on the topic of the Ottoman Balkans and the Ottoman Greek community.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-099-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Aug 20,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 363
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-099-5
$173.00
$103.80

This collection of essays in honor of John C. Alexander, professor of Ottoman and Turkish history at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Written by former students and colleagues, the papers concentrate of topics of interest to Professor Alexander, namely Ottoman Christian communities, the Ottoman Balkans and the Greek lands. The authors follow in the footsteps of Alexander’s scholarly philosophy of questioning existing theories and the need to find evidence to support them. The volume includes work by noted Ottomanists such as Suraiya Faroqhi, Heath Lowry and Gilles Veinstein.

This collection of essays in honor of John C. Alexander, professor of Ottoman and Turkish history at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Written by former students and colleagues, the papers concentrate of topics of interest to Professor Alexander, namely Ottoman Christian communities, the Ottoman Balkans and the Greek lands. The authors follow in the footsteps of Alexander’s scholarly philosophy of questioning existing theories and the need to find evidence to support them. The volume includes work by noted Ottomanists such as Suraiya Faroqhi, Heath Lowry and Gilles Veinstein.

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Elias Kolovos

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  • CONTENTS (page 7)
  • PREFACE (page 9)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JOHN C. ALEXANDER (ALEXANDROPOULOS) (page 11)
  • ABBREVIATIONS (page 13)
  • Contributors (page 14)
  • POPULATION IN THE PROVINCE OF TRABZON (VILAYET - I TRABZON) ACCORDING TO THE YEARBOOK (SALNAME) OF 1286/1869 - 70 (page 15)
  • ALBANIANS IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY OTTOMAN BALKANS (page 39)
  • A BERAT OF THE BRITISH CONSUL OF SALONICA (1719) (page 51)
  • THE PROPERTIES OF FATIMA SULTAN IN IOANNINA IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY (page 63)
  • THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE CONFRONTING THE CHRISTIAN WORLD (1451 - 1774): A DISCUSSION OF THE SECONDARY LITERATURE PRODUCED IN TURKEY (page 91)
  • THE METOCHION OF THE CHILANDAR MONASTERY IN SALONICA (SIXTEENTH - SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES) (page 111)
  • MARRYING IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MOSTAR (page 117)
  • THE ZINCIRLI MOSQUE IN SERRES (page 137)
  • AN OTTOMAN DOCUMENT CONCERNING THE HISTORY OF SALONICA (page 159)
  • SOCIAL WELFARE IN SELANIK (SALONICA) DURING THE TANZIMAT PERIOD (1839-62) (page 163)
  • ASPECTS OF EDUCATION IN THE PELOPONNESE FROM 1810 TO 1820 ACCORDING TO THE PEROUKAS ARCHIVES FROM ARGOS (page 175)
  • LIVNO (NW. BOSNIA): FROM HAMLET TO OTTOMAN SANCAK CAPITAL AT THE EDGE OF THE MUSLIM WORLD (1469-2006) (page 187)
  • BEYOND 'CLASSICAL' OTTOMAN DEFTEROLOGY: A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE TAHRIR REGISTERS OF 1670/71 CONCERNING CRETE AND THE AEGEAN ISLANDS (page 203)
  • HARIC EZ DEFTER AND HALI ANE' L-REAYA VILLAGES IN THE KAZA OF DIMETOKA/DIDYMOTEICHON (FIFTEENTH SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES): A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH (page 239)
  • SOME CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING CIFTLIK FORMATION IN THE WESTERN THESSALY, SIXTEENTH-NINETEENTH CENTURIES (page 257)
  • A NOTE ON THREE PALAIOLOGOI PRINCES AS MEMBERS OF THE OTTOMAN RULING ELITE (page 281)
  • TAX-FARMING (ILTIZAM) AND COLLECTIVE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY (MAKTU) IN THE OTTOMAN SOUTHERN PELOPONNESE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY (page 291)
  • LAW AND MORALITY IN OTTOMAN SOCIETY: THE CASE OF NARCOTIC SUBSTANCES (page 309)
  • A VENETIAN VERSION OF A HATT-I SERIF FOR THE TOWN OF PATRAS (page 325)
  • AUTOUR DU BERAT DE POUQUEVILLE, COMMISSAIRE DE FRANCE A JANNINA (1806) (page 335)
  • THE SULTANIC RESIDENCE AND THE CAPITAL: DIDYMOTEICHON AND ADRIANOPLE (page 359)