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The Resource Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire, Selim Deringil, (electronic book.)

Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire, Selim Deringil, (electronic book.)

Label
Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire
Title
Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire
Statement of responsibility
Selim Deringil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In the nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire traditional religious structures crumbled as the empire itself began to fall apart. The state's answer to schism was regulation and control, administered in the form of a number of edicts in the early part of the century. It is against this background that different religious communities and individuals negotiated survival by converting to Islam when their political interests or their lives were at stake. As the century progressed, however, conversion was no longer sufficient to guarantee citizenship and property rights as the state became increasingly paranoid about its apostates and what it perceived as their 'denationalization'. The book tells the story of the struggle between the Ottoman State, the Great Powers and a multitude of evangelical organizations, shedding light on current flash-points in the Arab world and the Balkans, offering alternative perspectives on national and religious identity and the interconnection between the two"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deringil, Selim
Index
index present
LC call number
DR557
LC item number
.D47 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and state
  • Islam and state
  • Conversion
  • Apostasy
  • Islam
  • Christianity
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
Label
Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire, Selim Deringil, (electronic book.)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511791444
Extent
1 online resource (294 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781107004559
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Conversion and Apostasy in the Late Ottoman Empire, Selim Deringil, (electronic book.)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511791444
Extent
1 online resource (294 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781107004559
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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