Selim III, Social Control and Policing in Istanbul at the by Betul Basaran

By Betul Basaran

Among quandary and Order

In Selim III, Social Order and Policing in Istanbul on the finish of the Eighteenth Century Betul Basaran examines Selim III’s social regulate measures and Istanbul’s dynamic inhabitants, urging us to move past mechanistic versions of borrowing that spotlight totally on ecu impact in discussions of Ottoman “modernity”.

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Among quandary and Order

In Selim III, Social Order and Policing in Istanbul on the finish of the Eighteenth Century Betul Basaran examines Selim III’s social regulate measures and Istanbul’s dynamic inhabitants, urging us to move past mechanistic versions of borrowing that spotlight totally on ecu impact in discussions of Ottoman “modernity”.

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13–25. Mehmet Genç’s selected articles have been reprinted in Genç, Osmanlı İmparatorluğunda Devlet ve Ekonomi. Also see Faroqhi, “Crisis and Change,” pp. 493–499; Faroqhi, “Migration into Eighteenth-Century ‘Greater Istanbul’,” p. 164. 78 Zilfi, Women and Slavery, p. 3. 85 In his study of the Patrona revolt in 1730, Aktepe writes that some new taxes were levied on previously untaxed goods after the devaluation of 1719, and this, together with the increasing military taxes, led to agitation among the public and culminated in rebellion.

62 Robert Mantran, Istanbul dans la seconde moitié du XVII siècle, Essai d’histoire institutionelle, économique et sociale (Paris: Librarie Adrien Maisonneuve, 1962), p. 110. , p. 96. On Salonica, see Eyal Ginio, “Migrants and Workers in an Ottoman Port: Ottoman Salonica in the Eighteenth Century,” in Outside In, ed. B. Tauris, 2002), pp. 126–148. The Eighteenth Century: Defining the Crisis 27 Ottoman sources and documents from the eighteenth century, which address the issue of migration on a broad and indiscriminative level, do not make a distinction between different types of immigrants.

16 Barkey, Empire of Difference, p. 211. 17 Cemal Kafadar, “Yeniçeri-Esnaf Relations: Solidarity and Conflict” (ma thesis, McGill University, 1981), p. 103. 18 Hamadeh uses the provocative term décloisonnement to refer to increasingly permeable social and professional boundaries, and gradually eroding signs of distinction—a process that had been underway since the second half of the sixteenth century. Hamadeh, The City’s Pleasures, pp. 11–14. 19 Kafadar, “Janissaries and Other Riffraff,” p. 119.

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