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Plague, quarantines, and geopolitics in the Ottoman Empire

Author: Birsen Bulmuş
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A sweeping examination of Ottoman plague treatise writers from the Black Death until 1923 -- Did you know that many of the greatest and most colourful Ottoman statesmen and literary figures from the 15th to the early 20th century considered plague as a grave threat to their empire? And did you know that many Ottomans applauded the establishment of a quarantine against the disease in 1838 as a tool to resist British  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birsen Bulmuş
ISBN: 9780748646593 0748646590 9780748646609 0748646604 9780748655472 0748655476 9780748655465 0748655468
OCLC Number: 775411781
Description: vii, 195 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Preliminary remarks --
2. Conceptualizing plague in Ottoman Islamic thought --
3. Plague and Ottoman medical thought --
4. Magic and plague in the Ottoman Empire --
5. Hamdan Bin El-Merhum Osman and the Ottoman quarantine reform --
6. Plague and quarantines in the Colonial Era --
7. Plague, sanitary administration, and the end of Empire --
8. Towards a new understanding of plague and quarantines in the Ottoman Empire.
Responsibility: Birsen Bulmuş.
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