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Course Objectives

This course aims to provide the students the basic socio-economic and administrative framework of the Ottoman Empire in early modern period. Topics include land regime, long-term economic trends, urban life, law, religion, gender and other social hierarchies, forms of rebellion and center-periphery relations. Emphasis will be on major debates and approaches. This semester focuses on the political, administrative and socio-economic aspects of the Ottoman Empire from the middle of the sixteenth century till the beginning of the nineteenth century.