Additional Readings, in the Library
I have added a list of additional books and articles on the various topics
that we will be discussing this semester on the off-chance that any of the
topics are particularly interesting to you--you might want to consult some
of these for your essays and/or class reports. They are organized by week.
None of these are on the WEB, but all are in the Library.
More general topics, not associated with any particular week:
- Vzi Baram and Lynda Carroll. A Historical Archeology of the
Ottoman Empire: Breaking New Ground. New York 2000.
- N. A. Silberman. Between Past and Present: Archaeology,
Ideology, and Nationalism in the Modern Middle East. New York 1989.
- George Lane. Genghis Khan and Mongol Rule. Westport, CT,
- Thomas Allsen. Mongol Imperialism. Los Angeles, 1987.
- --------. Culture and Conqust in Mongol Eurasia. Cambridge,
- Reuven Amitai-Preiss. Mongols and Mamluks. Cambridge, Eng.
- James Chambers. The Devil's Horsemen. London. 1979.
- Peter Golden. An Introduction to the History of the Turkic Peoples.
- R. Stephen Humphreys. From Saladin to the Mongols. Albany,
- Linda Komaroff and Stefano Carboni. The Legacy of Genghis Khan:
Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia 1256-1333. New York. 2002.
- George Land. Early Mongol Rule in Thirteenth Century Iran. London.
- Robert Marshall. Storm from the East. London. 1993.
- Speros Vryonis, Jr. The Decline of Medieval Hellenism in Asia Minor
and the Process of Islamization from the Eleventh through the Fifteenth
Century. U of California Press, 1971.
- Paul Wittek. The Rise of the Ottoman Empire [Royal Asiatic Society
Monographs, XXIII] London, 1938.
- R. C. Jennings. "Some Thoughts on the Gazi-Thesis" in Wiener Zeitschrift
fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes. vol. 76, 1986, 151-161.
- E. A. Zachariadou. Trade and Crusade: Venetian Crete and the Emirates
of Menteshe and Aydin (1300-1415). Venice, 1983
- Cemal Kafadar. Between Two Worlds: The Construction of the Ottoman
State. Univ of California Press, 1995.
- Colin Imber. "The Ottoman Dynastic Myth," Turcica, vol. XIX, 1987.
- A. Bryer, "Greek historians on the Turks: the case of the first
Byzantine-Ottoman marriage," in R. Davis and J. Wallace-Hadrill (eds.),
The Writing of History in the Middle Ages, Oxford, 1981.
- Colin Imber. "Canon and Apocrypha in Early Ottoman History" in Heywood
and Imber volume [see week 7], pp. 117-138.
- Cemal Kafadar. "Osman Beg and his Uncle: Murder in the Family?"
in Heywood and Imber volume, [see week 7], pp. 157-164.
- N. Oikonimides. "From Soldiers of Fortune to Gazi Warriors: the
Tzympe Affair." in Heywood and Imber volume [see week 7], pp. 239-248.
- Halil Inalcik. "Ottoman Methods of Conquest", Studia Islamica, vol.
III, 1954, 103-129.
- Colin Imber. The Ottoman Empire: 1300-1481. Isis Press, Istanbul,
- Halil Inalcik. "The Conquest of Edirne (1361)," Archivum Ottomanicum,
- S. Vryonis. "The Ottoman Conquest of Thessaloniki in 1430," in A.
Bryer and H. Lowry (eds.), Continuity and Change in Late Byzantine and Early
Ottoman Society, Birmingham, England, 1986
- M. M. Alexandru-Dersca. "La Campagne de Timur en Anatolie (1402).
- J. W. Barker. Manuel II Palaeologus (1391-1425): A Study in Late
Byzantine Statesmanship. New Brunswick, NJ 1969.
- Colin Imber. "Paul Wittek's De la defaite d'Ankara a la prise de
Constantinople" in Osmanli Arastirmalari. vol. V, 1986. 65-81. [this is in
- Uriel Heyd. Studies in Old Ottoman Criminal Law. [ed. V. Menage],
- Nicholas Beldiceanu. Recherche sur la ville ottoman au XVe siecle;
etudes et actes. 1973
- J. R. Jones. Nicolo Garbaro. Diary of the Siege of Constantinople
1453. New York 1969. An account by a European in the city during the siege.
- Franz Babinger. Mehmed the Conqueror and his Time [transl. William
Hickman], Princeton, 1978. A major analysis of this book and its subject
is found in: Halil Inalcik, "Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time" in Speculum,
- E. A. Zachariadou. Romania and the Turks (c. 1300-c. 1500). London
- C. G. Fisher and A. Fisher. "Topkapi Sarayi in the Mid-Seventeenth
Century: Bobovi's Description," Archivum Ottomanicum. vol. X (1985/1987),
- Peter Sebastian. "Ottoman Government Officials and their Relations
with the Republic of Venice in the Early Sixteenth Century." [in Heywood
and Imber volume, see week 7], pp. 319-338.
- Linda Darling, "A Treatise on Accounting Methods by a Sixteenth-Century
Ottoman Finance Official," in Lowry and Hattox volume [see week 13], pp.
- Heath Lowry. "Suleyman's Formative Years". in Halil Inalcik and Cemal
Kafadar (eds) Suleyman the Second and His Time. Istanbul 1993, pp. 21-36;
in same volume, the following useful essays:
- Barbara Flemming. "Public Opinion Under Sultan Suleyman", pp. 49-58.
- Madeline C. Zilfi. "Sultan Suleyman and the Ottoman Religious Establishment."
- John Elliott. "Ottoman-Habsburg Rivalry: The European Perspective."
- Michael Rogers. "The Arts under Suleyman the Magnificent." pp. 257-294.
- Walter G. Andrews. "Literary Art of the Golden Age: The Age of Suleyman"
- Michael Rogers. "The Palace, Poisons and the Public. Some Lists
of Drugs in mid-16th Century Ottoman Turkey". in Heywood and Imber volume
[see week 7], pp. 273-296.
- Colin Imber, "The Navy of Suleyman the Magnificent," Archivum Ottomanicum
VI/1980, 211-282; also republished in Colin Imber, Studies in Ottoman History
and Law, Istanbul, 1996, pp. 1-69.
- Geza David. "Ottoman Administrative Strategies in Western Hungary"
in Colin Heywood and Colin Imber (eds). Studies in Ottoman History in Honour
of Professor V. L. Menage. Istanbul, 1994, pp. 31-44.
- Michael Winter, "Ethnic and Religious Tensions in Ottoman Egypt,"
in Lowry and Hattox volume [see week 13], pp. 309-318.
- George Stripling. The Ottoman Turks and the Arabs, 1511-1574.
- M Cizakca. "Price History and the Bursa Silk Industry: A Study in
Ottoman Industrial Decline, 1550-1560" in The Journal of Economic History,
XL/3, 1980, 533-550.
- Amnon Cohen and Bernard Lewis. Population and Revenue in the Towns
of Palestine in the Sixteenth Century, Princeton 1978.
- Carl Max Kortepeter, "Ottoman Imperial Policy and the Economy of
the Black Sea Region in the Sixteenth Century," Journal of the American Oriental
Society, 86/2, 1966, 86-113.
- R. Brunschvig. "Abd" [Slavery] in Encyclopaedia of Islam, 2nd edition.
- Franz Rosenthal. The Muslim Concept of Freedom Prior to the Nineteenth
Century, Leiden 1960.
- Walid Arafat, "The Attitude of Islam to Slavery", in Islamic Quarterly,
X, 1966, 12-18.
- Mrray Gordon, Slavery in the Arab World, New York 1989 [on modern
and recent times only].
- A. Fisher, "Studies on Ottoman Slavery and Slave Trade: II. Manumission,"
Journal of Turkish Studies, IV, 1980, 49-56.
- Gabriel Baer, "Slavery in Nineteenth Century Egypt," Journal of
African History, VIII, 1967.
- David Ayalon, "On the Eunuchs in Islam," in Jerusalem Studies in
Arabic and Islam, I, 1979, 67-124.
- Ehud Toledano, "The Imperial Eunuchs of Istanbul: From Africa to
the Heart of Islam," Middle Eastern Studies, XX, 1984, 379-90.
- A. Fisher, "The Sale of Slaves in the Ottoman Empire: Market and
State Taxes on Slave Sales," Bogazici Universitesi Dergisi, VI, 1978, 149-71.
- A Fisher. "Muscovy and the Black Sea Slave Trade," Canadian-American
Slavic Studies, VI, 1972, 575-94.
- Halil Sahillioglu, "Slaves in the Social and Economic Life of Bursa
in the Late 15th and early 16th Centuries," Turcica, XVII, 1985, 43-112.
- Ehud Toledano, The Ottoman Slave Trade and its Suppression, Princeton,
- Emel Esin, "Turkish Women in the Eighteenth Century," in Lowry and
Hattox volume [see week 13], pp. 205-212.
- Colin Imber, "'Involuntary' Annulment of Marriage and its Solutions
in Ottoman Law," Turcica, XXV, 1993, 39-73.
- Colin Imber, "Why You Should Poison Your Husband: A Note on Liability
in Hanafi Law in the Ottoman Period," Islamic Law and Society, 1/2, 1994,
- Colin Imber, "Women, Marriage and Property: Mahr in the
Behcetu'l-Fetava of Yenisehirli 'Abdullah," in Colin Imber, Studies
in Ottoman History and Law, Istanbul, 1996, pp. 253-261.
- Benjamin Braude and Bernard Lewis (eds). Christians and Jews in the
Ottoman Empire, 2 vols., New York 1982.
- Stanford Shaw. The Jews of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic.
New York Univ Press, 1991.
- Norman Stillman. The Jews of Arab Lands: A History and Source Book,
- Jacob Landau (ed). The Jews in Ottoman Egypt (1517-1914), Jerusalem,
- Aryeh Shmuelevitz, The Jews of the Ottoman Empire in the Late Fifteenth
and the Sixteenth Centuries: Administrative, Economic, Legal and Social Relations
as Reflected in the Responsa, Leiden, 1984.
- M. Ma'oz (ed), Studies on Palestine during the Ottoman Period, Jerusalem,
- Mustin McCarthy, Muslims and Minorities: The Population of Ottoman
Anatolia and the End of the Empire, New York Univ Press, 1983.
- David Kushner (ed), Palestine in the Late Ottoman Period: Political,
Social and Economic Transformation, Leiden, 1986.
- Uriel Heyd, "Moses Hamon, Chief Physician to Sultan Suleyman", in
Oriens XVI, 1963, 152-70.
- Mark Epstein, The Ottoman Jewish Communities and their Role in the
Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, Freiburg, 1980.
- Avigdor Levy. The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire. Princeton, 1992.
- F. W. Hasluck. Christianity and Islam Under the Sultans. [2 vols.]
- T. Ware. Eustratios Argenti: A Study of the Greek Church under Turkish
Rule. Oxford, 1964.
- N. J. Pantazopoulos. Church and Law in the Balkan Peninsula during
the Ottoman Rule. Thessaloniki, 1967.
- S. Runciman. The Great Church in Captivity. London, 1968.
- C. A. Frazee. Catholics and Sultans: The Church and the Ottoman
Empire, 1453-1923. Cambridge, 1983.
- Amnon Cohen. Economic Life in Ottoman Palestine. Cambridge,
- Amnon Cohen. Palestine in the Eighteenth Century: Patterns of Government
and Administration. Jerusalem, 1973.
- D. R. Divine. Politics and Society in Ottoman Palestine: The
Arab Struggle for Survival and Power. Boulder, 1994.
- B. Doumani. Rediscovering Palestine: Merchants and Peasants
in Jabal Nablus, 1700-1900. Berkeley, 1995.
- G. G. Gilbar (ed). Ottoman Palestine, 1800-1914: Studies in Economic
and Social History. Leiden, 1980.
- A. H. Judah. Revolt in Palestine in the Eighteenth Century:
the Era of Shaykh Zahiral-'Umar. Princeton, 1987.
- B. Kimmerling and J. S. Migdal. Palestinians: The Making of
a People. New York, 1993.
- D. Kushner (ed). Palestine in the Late Ottoman Period. Jerusalem,
- D. Ze'evi. An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem
in the 1600s. Albany, 1996.
- A. Uner Turgay, "Ottoman-British Trade Through Southeastern Black
Sea Ports During the Nineteenth Century," in Bacque-Grammont and Dumont volume,
see week 12], pp. 297-315.
- Abdul-Karim Rafeq, "The Impact of Europe on a Traditional Economy:
The Case of Damascus, 1840-1870," in Bacque-Grammont and Dumont volume,
- A. Fisher. The Russian Annexation of the Crimea. Cambridge, 1970.
- Immanuel Wallerstein. "The Ottoman Empire and the Capitalist World
Economy," Review, II/3, 1979, 389-400.
- Gabreal Baer. Fellah and Townsman in the Middle East, London 1982.
- Amnon Cohen. Palestine in the 18th Century: Patterns of Government
and Administration. Jerusalem 1973.
- Bruce Masters, The Origins of Western Economic Dominance in the
Middle East, New York 1986.
- Bernard Lewis, The Emergence of Modern Turkey, Oxford, 1968.
- Bernard Lewis, "The Impact of the French Revolution on Turkey,"
Journal of World History, I, 1953, 105-125.
- Stanford Shaw, Ottoman Egypt in the Age of the French Revolution,
- Carl Max Kortepeter, "The United States Encounters the Middle East:
The North African Emirates and the U. S. Navy (1783-1830)," Revue d'Histoire
Magrebine, X, 1983, 301-313.
- Fatma Muge Gocek. "Encountering the West: The French Embassy of Yirmisekiz
Celebi Mehmet Efendi (1720-21)", in volume by Lowry and Hattox [see week
13], pp. 79-84.
- Stanford Shaw, Between Old and New: The Ottoman Empire under Selim
III, 1789-1807, Cambridge, 1971.
- Niyazi Berkes. The Development of Secularism in Turkey, Montreal,
- Donald Quataert, "The Carpet Makers of Usak, Anatolia, 1860-1914,"
in volume by Lowry and Hattox [see week 13], pp. 85-92.
- Bernard Lewis, "The Tanzimat and Social Equality," in Jean-Louis
Bacque-Grammont and Paul Dumont (eds), Economie et societes dans l'empire
ottoman (Fin du XVIIIe -Debut du XXe siecle), Paris, 1983, pp. 47-54. [at
MSU, HC 492 .E356 1983]
- Adia K. Boudjikanian, "Les roles socio-economiques et politiques
des armeniens d'egypte au XIXe siecle," in Bacque-Grammont and Dumont, pp.
- Z. Celik. The Remaking of Istanbul: Portrait of an Ottoman City
in the Nineteenth Century, Seattle, 1982.
- Roderic Davison. Reform in the Ottoman Empire, 1856-1876, New York,
- Carter Findley, Bureaucratic Reform in the Ottoman Empire: The Sublime
Porte, 1789-1922, Princeton, 1980.
- Serif Mardin. The Genesis of Young Ottoman Thought, Princeton, 1962.
- Mim Kemal Oke. "Young Turks, Freemasons, Jews and the Question of
Zionism in the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1913," in Heath Lowry and Ralph Hattox
(eds) IIIrd Congress on the Social and Economic History of Turkey. Proceedings.
Istanbul, 1990, pp. 29-46 . [at MSU, DR 486 .I57 1983].
- Serif Mardin, "L'alienation des jeunes turcs: essai d'explication
partielle d'une 'conscience revolutionnaire'," in Bacque-Grammont and Dumont
volume [see week 12], pp. 157-165.
- Gabriel Baer, "Landlord, Peasant, and the Government in the Arab
Provinces of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th and early 20th Centuries," in
Bacque-Grammont and Dumont volume, pp. 261-274.
- Stephane Yerasimos, "La communaute grecque de trabzon au XIXe siecle,"
in Jean-Louis Bacque-Grammont, Ilber Ortayle and Emeri van Donzel (eds),
Comite international d'etudes pre-ottomanes et ottomanes, VIIe symposium,
Ankara 1994, pp. 241-268. [at MSU , DR 440 .C56 1986].
- David Kushner. The Rise of Turkish Nationalism, 1876-1908, London
1977. Sevket Pamuk, The Ottoman Empire and European Capitalism, 1820-1913,
- Donald Quataert, Social Disintegration and Popular Resistance in
the Ottoman Empire, 1881-1908: Reactions to European Economic Penetration,
New York, 1983.
- Feroz Ahmad. The Young Turks: The Committee of Un8ion and Progress
in Turkish Politics, 1908-1914, Oxford, 1969.
- Michael Gunter. Pursuing the Just Cause of Their People: A Study
of Contemporary Armenian Terrorism, New York, 1986.
- Selim Deringil. The Well-Protected Domains: Ideology and the
Legitimation of Power in the Ottoman Empire 1876-1909.
- Justin McCarthy, "The Population of Ottoman Europe Before and After
the Fall of the Empire," in Lowry and Hattox volume [see week 13], pp. 275-298.