Criminals, Heroes and Martyrs: A Backward caste remembers the colonial past



Captives or crooks? Pirates, impostors, and Jewish communities in the eighteenth century Ottoman Empire
Karagedikli, Gürer (Informa UK Limited, 2020-12-01)
In the present article, based on Ottoman and Hebrew documents, we focus on peoplewho made up fictitious stories of captivity in order to gain a living, as well as onauthorities or local Jewish communities that detected and coped with those frauds inthe eighteenth-century Ottoman Empire. In detecting acts of fraud, a novel method 10 adopted by Jewish communities during the period under study was printed letters thatwere not available to all segments of society. Considering the vigilance of Jewish communiti...
Refugees and the nation Alexander Pallis and Anastasios Bakalbashis on the Greek Turkish exchange of populations
Yıldırım, Onur (2016-04-10)
Facts and theories an indispensable but a misleading distinction.
inan, ilhan; Department of Philosophy (1990)
Facts, evidence, reality: debates in the philosophy and methodology of history
Demir, Mevlüt Can; Çakır, Nur; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2021-2-08)
Historians relations with the past, which is their object of production of knowledge, have always been a problematic issue. The underlying point of this problem is the empiricist claims of historians to establish a direct, unmediated connection with the past. Heavy criticism about this approach emerged with the French, structuralist philosopher Louis Althusser. Althusser argued that historians cannot have direct and unmediated contact with the past. After this criticism, another severe critique of historian...
Actors of change: railway projects and urban architecture of Balkan cities in the late Ottoman period
Tozoğlu, Ahmet Erdem; Enginsoy Ekinci, Ayşe Sevil; Erkal, Namık Günay; Department of History of Architecture (2013)
This dissertation examines the catalyst and inducer role of the Ottoman Balkan railways network in the urban architecture of the four selected cities in the late Ottoman period. These are Dedeağaç, Edirne-Karaağaç, Selanik and Manastır of the Ottoman Balkans which are explored in the context of railway actorship. On the basis of a comprehensive archival research, the study focuses on three actor positions to explain the themes of change in the architectural and urban sphere; and they are the state, the inte...
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S. T. Jassal, Criminals, Heroes and Martyrs: A Backward caste remembers the colonial past. 2009.