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Untold Histories of the Middle East free pdf Much traditional historiography consciously and unconsciously glosses over certain discourses, narratives, and practices. This book examines silences or omissions in Middle Eastern history at the turn of the twenty-first century, to give a fuller account of the society, culture and politics. With a particular focus on the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Egypt, Iran and Palestine, the contributors consider how and why such silences occur, as well as the timing and motivation for breaking them. Introducing unexpected, sometimes counter-intuitive, issues in history, chapters examine: * women and children survivors of the Armenian massacres in 1915 * Greek-Orthodox subjects who supported the Ottoman empire and the formation of the Turkish republic * the conflicts among Palestinians during the revolt of 1936-39 * pre-marital sex in modern Egypt * Arab authors writing about the Balkans * the economic, not national or racial, origins of anti-Armenian violence * the European women who married Muslim Egyptians Drawing on a wide range of sources and methodologies, such as interviews- newly-discovered archives- fictional accounts- and memoirs, each chapter analyses a story and its suppression, considering how their absences have affected our previous understandings of the history of the Middle East.

About Amy Singer

Amy Singer is Professor of Ottoman history at Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses on the Ottoman public kitchens (imaret), and on the city of Edirne. She won the 2008 Sakip Sabanci International Research Award in Turkish Studies for 'The Persistence of Philanthropy'. Christoph K. Neumann is chair of Turkish Studies at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich. He has published widely on Ottoman history. He did research and taught at the Orient-Institute in Istanbul, in Prague and again at different universities in Istanbul. Selcuk Aksin Somel is Assistant Professor of Ottoman History at Sabanci University, Turkey. He specializes in Ottoman education, gender history, legitimacy and power, and peripheral populations. He previously taught at Freiburg University, and Bilkent University, Ankara.

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Author : Amy Singer
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 27 February 2014
ISBN : 1138788899
EAN : 9781138788893
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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