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Description - Ottoman and Republican Turkish Labour History: Volume 17 by Touraj Atabaki

The articles in this supplement examine the social and labour history of that part of the Ottoman Empire that would later be incorporated into the new republic of Turkey, and the history of labour in republican Turkey itself. Covering the period between the end of the nineteenth century and the early 1950s, the volume brings together Ottoman and republican Turkish historiographies to demonstrate the many ways in which the social histories of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey intersect in the history of labour. It identifies those aspects of the historical experience that are distinct to the two polities, as well as those that show the continuities between them. The case studies included explore divisions in labour along the lines of geography, gender, ethnicity and religion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521128056
ISBN-10: 0521128056
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Touraj Atabaki

Touraj Atabaki is Professor of Social History of the Middle East and Central Asia at the University of Leiden and Senior Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History. His current work focuses on the labor history of Iran and comparative historiography of Iran and Central Asia since the nineteenth century. Gavin Brockett is Assistant Professor of Middle East and Islamic History at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. A member of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and the Turkish Studies Association, Dr Brockett's research concentrates on the social history of Turkey.

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