Preferred Citation: Kafadar, Cemal. Between Two Worlds: The Construction of the . Ottoman State. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press, The Construction of the Ottoman State | Early in the 14th century, Osman, son of Ertogril, became the leader of a minor beglik, one of many small political units. J.M. Rogers, “Mehmed the Conqueror: Between East and West,” in Bellini and the East edited by Caroline Campbell and Alan Chong (London and Boston.

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The absence of a map is unfortunate, however, since many of the places referred to don’t appear, or appear under other names, in modern atlases.

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Kafadar looks at several individual works and episodes in detail, but stresses that the sources must be evaluated as parts of evolving lafadar of traditions. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. May 8, Imprint: At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! You do not currently have access to this article. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. September External links: The Construction of the Ottoman State. Stories from Anatolian frontier culture provide essential background for understanding gaza and gazis and worpds religious experience of the milieu, while the later Ottoman chronicle tradition, though it has been filtered through later orthodoxy and must be used with extreme care, provides critical information.


Also helpful for the novice to the period — or for those, like me, who only know it from a Byzantine perspective — are a chronology of events and a list of the regnal years of the Ottoman begs and sultans from Osman to Bayezid II. This highly original look at the rise of the Ottoman empire—the longest-lived political entity in human history—shows the transformation of a tiny frontier enterprise into a centralized imperial state that saw itself as both leader of the world’s Muslims and heir to the Eastern Roman Empire.

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The field has been dominated by Wittek’s gaza thesis, which stressed the role of gazis and the gaza ethos in the Ottoman expansion.

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