Remapping the Ottoman Middle East: Modernity, Imperial Bureaucracy and Islam

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As a result of the formation of the modern Turkish state, nationalist narratives of the Ottoman Empire's collapse are commonplace. Remapping the Ottoman Middle East, on the other hand, examines alternative and disparate routes to modernity during the nineteenth century. Pursuing a comparison of different regions of the empire, this book demonstrates that the Ottoman imperial universe was shaped by three distinct and simultaneous narratives: market relations in its coastal areas; imperial bureaucracy in the cities of central ...

Remapping the Ottoman Middle East: Modernity, Imperial Bureaucracy and Islam 2015, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784531614

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