The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300-1600 / Edition 1

The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300-1600 / Edition 1

by Halil Inalcik, Halil Inalcik
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1842124420

ISBN-13: 9781842124420

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited

A preeminent scholar of Turkish history vividly portrays 300 years of this distinctively Eastern culture as it grew from a military principality to the world's most powerful Islamic state. He paints a striking picture of the prominence of religion and warfare in everyday life, as well as the traditions of statecraft, administration, social values, financial, and

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A preeminent scholar of Turkish history vividly portrays 300 years of this distinctively Eastern culture as it grew from a military principality to the world's most powerful Islamic state. He paints a striking picture of the prominence of religion and warfare in everyday life, as well as the traditions of statecraft, administration, social values, financial, and land policies. "...masterly...Halil Inalcik is one of the foremost living students of Ottoman history...Read this book..."—Times Literary Supplement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842124420
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
593,046
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.97(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1An Outline of Ottoman History, 1300-1600
Introduction: The Periods of Ottoman History3
1The Origins of the Ottoman State5
2From Frontier Principality to Empire, 1354-14029
3The Interregnum and Recovery17
4The Definitive Establishment of the Ottoman Empire, 1453-152623
5The Ottoman State as a World Power, 1526-9635
6The Decline of the Ottoman Empire41
Part 2The State
7The Rise of the Ottoman Dynasty55
8The Manner of Accession to the Throne59
9The Ottoman Concept of State and the Class System65
10Law: Sultanic Law (Kanun) and Religious Law (Seriat)70
11The Palace76
12The Central Administration89
13The Provincial Administration and the Timar System104
Part 3Economic and Social Life
14The Ottoman Empire and International Trade121
15The Ottoman Cities and Road Network, Urban Population, Guilds and Merchants140
Part 4Religion and Culture in the Ottoman Empire
16Learning, the Medrese and the Ulema165
17Ottoman Scholarship173
18The Triumph of Fanaticism179
19Popular Culture and the Tarikats - Mystic Orders186
Genealogy of the Ottoman Dynasty204
A Chronology of Ottoman History207
Glossary217
Notes227
Selected Bibliography233
Index249

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