By Hulya Canbakal

This e-book offers with social inequality and tool family in an Ottoman provincial city situated within the Anatolian-Syrian frontier. It examines the altering styles of stratification and standing administration in the course of a interval of long term monetary development and political realignment in center-periphery family. It makes a speciality of the assets and composition of the neighborhood elite, and modes of elite dominance throughout the lenses of the town's courtroom documents, exploring the criminal approach and practices of city illustration and govt as websites of day-by-day politics and elite strength.

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Cihànnumà ((stanbul: Ma†ba'a-yı 'Àmire, 1145), 598. ” Evliyà Çelebi, Seyà˙atnàme, B306, TKS Library, 9: 164b; and Mu߆afà Fehim, Risàle, 2. 5 Me˙med 'À{ı˚, Menàzirü’l-avàlim, 128b; Evliyà Çelebi, Seyahatnàme, 9: 164b; Richard Pococke, A Description of the East and Some Other countries (London: Printed for the author, 1745) 2/1: 155; Vital Cuinet, La Turquie d’Asie: géorgraphie administrative, statistique, descriptive et raisonée de chaque province se l’Asie mineure (Paris: Leroux, 1891), 189.

32 William J. Griswold, The Great Anatolian Rebellion, 1000–1020/1591–1611 (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz, 1983), 105–6, 121–22; Selânikî Mustafa Efendi, Tarih-i Selânikî, ed. Mehmet (p{irli ((stanbul: (ÜEF, 1989), 2: 863. 33 Dated 22 rebì'ü’l-à¢ır 1035/21 January 1626, and reported in Venetian dispatches. Nicolas N. Ambraseys-Caroline F. Finkel, The seismicity of Turkey and adjacent areas, A historical view, 1500–1800 (Istanbul: Eren, 1995), 61–62. an introduction to 'ayntÀb 29 Decline in tax-house figures from 263 to 228 in 1658–59 points to significant hardships during this period too, which can be associated with the Abàza Óasan Pa{a Rebellion.

Mu߆afà Fehim, Risàle, 9; also Cuinet La Turquie d’Asie, 114, 189. Ottoman sources do not mention a Greek presence in the district. Greeks may have been regarded as Catholics, but Cuinet specifically mentions the presence of Orthodox Greeks as well. Catholic Greeks, Protestants and Jews constituted the smallest minority groups in the district. Mu߆afà Fehim, Risàle, 10, 17–18; Sàlnàme-i Vilàyet-i Óaleb (Óaleb: Ma†ba'a-yı Vilàyet, 1288/1871–72 and 1310/1892–93), 182 and 194 respectively. For Jews, also see Avram Galante, Histoire des juifs de Turquie (Istanbul: Isis, [1985]), 4: 171–72.

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