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By Robert Curzon

ISBN-10: 1903656222

ISBN-13: 9781903656228

Initially published in 1854, this books is an soaking up account of Ottoman provincial existence, sooner than the ultimate loss of life of the Ottoman kingdom. Written by way of a student, statesman, and old-fashioned imperialist, Curzon displays at the harsh uplands of Ottoman Armenia. Humourous all through, he tells us in regards to the virtues of tezek, the pitfalls of wintry weather commute, trout fishing at Tortoum, in addition to kin among neighborhood Armenians, Kurds and Turks. a few of his notions concerning the historical past of the area, even if misguided, supply us insights onto ecu perceptions at the moment. Curzon's Armenia: A yr in Erzeroom is an exellent advent to the geography, ethnography and politics of this turbulent region.

SPECIAL word: the current replica of Armenia: A yr in Erzeroom, and the Frontiers of Russia, Turkey, and Persia is from the 1854 booklet of this identify by way of Harper & Brothers, long island.

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It would be a historical paradox, or altogether anachronous, however, to pin the responsibility for all these negative aspects on ‘the Turks’ or, indeed, to attribute them to any nation at a time when concepts of nationalism had yet to appear as an active political force. The absence of any parallel to these harsh measures in the other provinces ruled by the Ottomans in Anatolia, the Arab countries, and the Balkans demands that we view such conduct on Muhammad ‘Ali’s part as attributable to his personal make-up and administrative style.

P. , pp. page, pages R Rumi (dating system) trans. , vols. volume, volumes Abbreviations Used in This Book 17 PART ONE The Turks and Their Culture in Egypt since the Nineteenth Century 1 The Numbers of Turks in Egypt and Their Status within Egyptian Society D espite the long Turkish presence in Egypt, many of its aspects have yet to be subjected to serious study. At the forefront of the topics scholars have neglected come the number and status of Turkish inhabitants not belonging to the military class within Egypt’s demographic make-up.

TDEA Türk dili ve edebiyatı ansiklopedisi TDÜA Türk ve dünya ünlüleri ansiklopedisi TH III Türkische Handschriften: und einige in den . . Tırazî FMT Tırazî, Nasrullah Mübeşşir, Fihris al-matbu‘at al-Turkiya al-‘Uthmaniya . . TUBA Journal of Turkish Studies: Türklük Bilgisi . . TÜBATOK Türkiye basmaları toplu kataloğu: Arap harfli Türkçe eserler Tugay Tugay, Emine Foat, Three Centuries: Family . . Ülken Ülken, Hilmi Ziya, Türkiye’de çağdaş düşünce . . Uşşakizade Uşşakizade Abdullah Efendi, Zeyl-i Şakaik .

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