Posts Tagged: ottoman empire

Review of Avi Rubin, Ottoman Nizamiye Courts: Law and Modernity

13Mar 12

Reviewed by Omar Y. Cheta Continue reading →

Review of Timur Kuran, The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East

9Dec 11

Reviewed by Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim Continue reading →

Review of Emre Aracı, Naum Tiyatrosu: 19. Yüzyıl İstanbulu’nun İtalyan Operası

15Jun 11

Reviewed by Melis Süloş Continue reading →

Creating a New Historiography of the Persian Gulf: The Case of Qatar

15Jun 11

A review article by Peter C. Valenti

Texts reviewed:

Frederick F. Anscombe, The Ottoman Gulf: The Creation of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar (New York: Columbia University Press, 1997).

Zekeriya Kurşun, The Ottomans in Qatar: A History of Anglo-Ottoman Conflicts in the Persian Gulf (Istanbul: Isis Press, 2002).

Zekeriya Kurşun, Basra Körfezi’nde Osmanlı-İngiliz Çekişmesi: Katar’da Osmanlılar 1871-1916 (Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 2004).

H. Rahman, The Emergence of Qatar: The Turbulent Years 1627-1916 (London: Kegan Paul, 2005) Continue reading →

Bedouin Settlement in Late Ottoman and British Mandatory Palestine: Influence on the Cultural and Environmental Landscape, 1870-1948

15Jun 11

Dr. Seth J. Frantzman and Ruth Kark

Abstract: During the late Ottoman and British Mandatory periods the cultural and environmental landscape of Palestine changed dramatically. This was reflected in both urban development and rural settlement patterns Continue reading →