HIST 1878A - Ottoman State and Society I (1300-1550) or return to Course Catalog Search
5471 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||History||Cemal Kafadar|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2017-2018 (show academic calendar)||MWF 11:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.||Sever 102 (FAS)|
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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.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
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