Ottoman Historical Documents: The Institutions of an Empire (Paperback)

Ottoman Historical Documents: The Institutions of an Empire By V. L. Ménage, Colin Imber (Editor) Cover Image

Ottoman Historical Documents: The Institutions of an Empire (Paperback)

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This collection of translated primary sources for Ottoman history shows how the major institutions of Ottoman government developed and functioned. Each chapter covers a key topic: Legitimation and Titulature; Princes; Recruitment into the Sultan's service; the Vizierate and the Dīvān; the Religio-Legal Institution; Ḳānūnnāmes (sultanic legislation); Taxation and Finance; Waqfs (endowments); and Treaties and Foreign Relations. Chapters include a brief introduction to provide context for the documents, annotations and a glossary explaining technical terminology and problems of interpretation.

Product Details ISBN: 9781474479370
ISBN-10: 1474479375
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: January 13th, 2021
Pages: 232
Language: English