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5471 – Section 001   

Faculty of Arts and SciencesHistoryCemal Kafadar
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2017-2018  (show academic calendar)MWF   11:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.Sever 102 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate and Undergraduate

Surveys the emergence of the Ottoman state from a frontier principality into a world empire in its social, political and cultural dimensions. Topics include pre-Ottoman Anatolia; frontier society; methods of conquest; centralization and institutionalization of power; land regime and peasantry; urbanization; intercommunal relations; religion and learning; architecture and literature. Relations with Byzantium as well as Islamic and European states are examined.

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