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The Resource The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918 : a social and cultural history, Bruce Masters, (electronic book)

The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918 : a social and cultural history, Bruce Masters, (electronic book)

Label
The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918 : a social and cultural history
Title
The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918
Title remainder
a social and cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Masters
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Ottomans ruled much of the Arab World for four centuries. Bruce Masters's work surveys this period, emphasizing the cultural and social changes that occurred against the backdrop of the political realities that Arabs experienced as subjects of the Ottoman sultans. The persistence of Ottoman rule over a vast area for several centuries required that some Arabs collaborate in the imperial enterprise. Masters highlights the role of two social classes that made the empire successful: the Sunni Muslim religious scholars, the ulama, and the urban notables, the acyan. Both groups identified with the Ottoman sultanate and were its firmest backers, although for different reasons. The ulama legitimated the Ottoman state as a righteous Muslim sultanate, while the acyan emerged as the dominant political and economic class in most Arab cities due to their connections to the regime. Together, the two helped to maintain the empire"--
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Provided by publisher
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1950-
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Masters, Bruce Alan
Dewey number
305.892/705609034
Index
index present
LC call number
DR435.A66
LC item number
M37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Arabs
  • Ulama
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Social change
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
Label
The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918 : a social and cultural history, Bruce Masters, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. The establishment and survival of Ottoman rule in the Arab lands, 1516-1798; 2. Institutions of Ottoman rule; 3. Economy and society in the early modern era; 4. A world of scholars and saints: intellectual life in the Ottoman Arab lands; 5. The empire at war: Napoleon, the Wahhabis, and Mehmed Ali; 6. The Tanzimat and the time of re-Ottomanization; 7. The end of the relationship
Control code
EBC1182977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 261 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781107058255
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1182977
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1182977
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10753008
  • (CaONFJC)MIL515091
  • (OCoLC)841398528
Label
The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918 : a social and cultural history, Bruce Masters, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. The establishment and survival of Ottoman rule in the Arab lands, 1516-1798; 2. Institutions of Ottoman rule; 3. Economy and society in the early modern era; 4. A world of scholars and saints: intellectual life in the Ottoman Arab lands; 5. The empire at war: Napoleon, the Wahhabis, and Mehmed Ali; 6. The Tanzimat and the time of re-Ottomanization; 7. The end of the relationship
Control code
EBC1182977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 261 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781107058255
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1182977
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1182977
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10753008
  • (CaONFJC)MIL515091
  • (OCoLC)841398528

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