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Cem Emrence on ‘remapping the Ottoman Middle East’

July 15, 2016

Cem Emrence speaks to Turkey Book Talk about his book “Remapping the Ottoman Middle East: Modernity, Imperial Bureaucracy and Islam” (IB Tauris).

The book looks at Ottoman modernization through the 19th and early 20th centuries using an original model of “three-trajectories”: The coast, the interior, and the frontier, which each followed distinct paths to modernity.

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Here’s my review of the book at Hürriyet Daily News.

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