Etat et societe dans l'Empire Ottoman, XVIe-XVIIIe siecles: La terre, la Guerre, les Communautes (Variorum Collected Studies)

Etat et societe dans l'Empire Ottoman, XVIe-XVIIIe siecles: La terre, la Guerre, les Communautes (Variorum Collected Studies)

By: Gilles Veinstein (author)Hardback

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The first group of studies in this volume tackles the controversial question of the nature of the Ottoman landholding system and the extent to which large estates, the Aiftlik, emerged as a reaction to the increasing Western European demand for Ottoman agricultural produce. The following section turns to military history, a subject well documented in the archives from which Gilles Veinstein has drawn the material for his research, and not surprisingly, given that one of the main tasks of the Ottoman state was that of making war. His concern , however, is not directly with the battles, but with the logistics of Ottoman campaigns, the institutions and the powerful bureaucracy that supported these demands, and their socio-economic effects. The final pair of studies make use of census records to examine the position of non-Muslim groups - Greek, Armenian, and Jewish - in the 16th century.

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Gilles Veinstein, EHESS, France


Contents: Preface; AyAcn de la region d'Izmir et le commerce du Levant (deuxieme moitie du XVIIIe s.); Les 'Aiftlik' de colonisation dans les steppes de nord de la mer Noire au XVIe s.; Le patrimoine foncier de Panayote Benakis, Kocabasi de Kalamata; On the Aiftlik debate; L'hivernage en campagne, talon d'Achille du systeme militaire ottoman classique. A propos des sipahi de Roumelie en 1559-1560; Les preparatifs de la campagne navale franco-turque de 1552 A travers les ordres du Divan ottoman; Some views on provisioning in the Hungarian campaigns of Suleyman the Magnificent; Du marche urbain au marche du camp: l'institution ottomane des orducu; La population de Sud de la Crimee au debut de la domination ottomane; Une communaute ottomane: les Juifs d'Avlonya (Valona) dans le deuxieme moitie du XVIe siecle; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780860784104
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780860784104
  • weight: 551
  • ISBN10: 086078410X

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