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HIST 581 Sources and Methods for 19th Century Ottoman History Select Term:
Hist 581 is designed to familiarize the student with the basic chronology, themes, problematics and source materials Late Ottoman history; namely the period starting from the reforms of Selim III and the Napoleonic invasion of Egypt to the beginning of the Second Constitutional Period and the establishment of the Young Turk regime. The course aims to situate the myriad transformations in Late Ottoman social, political and cultural life not nly within their European and Balkan context, but also in relation to the modernizing agendas of the non- western/colonial world. Thus, the Ottoman efforts to salvage the state and to redefine an exclusive imperial identity will be discussed through competitive perspectives and methodological insights provided by current studies on nineteenth-century Austria-Hungary, Russia, Iran as well as colonial North Africa and India.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 10.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -
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