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Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798 - Michael Winter

Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798

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Published: 1st October 1992
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"Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798" presents a panoramic view of Ottoman Egypt from the overthrow of the Mamluk Sultanate to Bonaparte's invasion and the beginning of Egypt's modern period. Drawing on archive material, chronicles and travel accounts from Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, and European sources as well as up to date research, this comprehensive social history looks at the dynamics of the Egyptian-Ottoman relationship and the ethic and cultural clashes which characterized the period. The conflict between Ottoman pashas and their Egyptian subjects and between the Bedouin Arabs and the more sedentary population is presented as is the role of women in this period and the importance of the doctrinal clash of both orthodox and popular Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
Winter's broad survey of a complex and dynamic society draws out the central theme of the emergence from a period of ethnic and religious tension of an Egyptian consciousness fundamental to Egypt's later development. This book is intended for students and scholars of the history and politics of the Middle East, and all those with an interest in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt.

Prefacep. ix
List of Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The Mamluk Sultanate (1250-1517)p. 1
Egyptian Attitudes Toward the Ottomans-General Observationsp. 29
Introductionp. 78
Between the Rulers and the Ruledp. 109
Orthodoxy and Sufism-General Remarksp. 128
A Methodological Notep. 167
The Ashrafp. 185
The Ottoman Conquest and the Dhimmisp. 199
Demography and Urban Growthp. 225
Conclusionp. 253
Notesp. 255
Bibliographyp. 297
Indexp. 306
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ISBN: 9780415024037
ISBN-10: 041502403X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 1st October 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1