Civilization of the Ottoman Empire An Annotated Bibliography

Civilizationof the Ottoman Empire: An Annotated Bibliography

Civilizationof the Ottoman Empire: An Annotated Bibliography

Faroqhi,S. (2004). The Ottoman Empire and the world around it. London: I.B.Tauris.

In this book, Faroquideliberates on the Islamic law and sultanas’ practicality andassociation. The book also establishes a few parameters, ground rulesand validity of Ottoman foreign politics. The author then debatesabout issues of sovereignty and the protection of the Ottoman Empire.In addition, Faroqui explains the role of prisoners and slaves anddescribes important aspects of trade and foreigners. Finally, thebooks talks about the integration and liberties of foreigners,including the imperial cohesion, and explains how empire coped withthe European world economy. This book has been selected among thebiographical sources because it discusses more about the disagreementbetween the sultans and foreigners.

Lewis,G. (2003). Review: History of the Ottoman State, Society andCivilization: History of the Ottoman State, Society andCivilization. Journal of Islamic Studies, 389-390.

Thisarticle describes the state of Ottoman Empire by identifying thecivilization process and the resistance that the society offered.This journal has been used to identify Ottoman policies and politicsregarding how to treat foreigners. However, the article refutesdictatorship by giving examples from the early years of OttomanEmpire. The author criticized the practices like slave trade, hardlabor of prisoners and disagreements between foreigners and politicalregime. This article has been selected because it is steadfast andreliable when focusing on societal facets regarding the empire.

Lowry,H. (2003).&nbspThenature of the early Ottoman state.Albany: State University of New York Press.

The author is profound toreveal how early ottoman-named sultans were more political obsessedthan conscientiously, as thought earlier. The author also designatesin details the historical transformation of the Ottoman Empire statefrom its initial stages of development (14thand 15thcentury) to the 16thcentury and onwards. Lowry also did thorough research in order tofind out the truth and give valid information about the state ofOttoman Empire. The book also describes how early Ottoman societydiffered from religion. This book was selected because it gives agood understanding of the nature of Ottoman Empire, by illustratingthe events that took place during the early years of Ottoman.

Pamuk,S. (2000).&nbspAmonetary history of the Ottoman Empire.New York: Cambridge University Press.

Pamuk, being a professor ofEconomics and Economic History at Bogazici Universty, analyzes themonetary and trade patterns during the rule of the Ottoman Empire.This book specifically investigates the monetary policies used duringthis great civilization. It also discusses about slave trade and workunions that were formed to protect workers from the harsh workingconditions. This book was selected because the author superblyanalyzes the economic coinage debasements and interventionismillustrating advantages and consequences of these policies. This bookis basically used to demonstrate economic history of Ottoman Empireand the dawn of capitalism.

Sphrantzes.G, A contemporary Greek source for the Siege of Constantinople 1453:the Sphrantzes Chronicle circa 1460 translated by Carroll. M.(Amsterdam: Hakkert, 1985)- St Andrews University Library, Retrievedon 08 November, 2015

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Theauthor of this book illustrates the history of Turkey as a result ofthe influence of Ottoman Empire. The manuscript, a chronicle ofNicoloBarbaro,encompasses the elements and a facet selected of the Ottoman Empireas well encompasses a diary that illustrates the real occurrence ofthe events. The bibliography is a primary source and depicts the realtiming of events and incidents that took place during the Ottomancivilization. In other words, this book does not report past eventsbut offers first hand information. It is the only primary sourceselected.

References

Faroqhi,S. (2004). The Ottoman Empire and the world around it. London: I.B.Tauris.

Lewis,G. (2003). Review: History of the Ottoman State, Society andCivilization: History of the Ottoman State, Society andCivilization. Journal of Islamic Studies, 389-390.

Lowry,H. (2003).&nbspThenature of the early Ottoman state.Albany: State University of New York Press.

Pamuk,S. (2000).&nbspAmonetary history of the Ottoman Empire.New York: Cambridge University Press.

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