The Resource Conversion to Islam in the Balkans : Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730, by Anton Minkov

Conversion to Islam in the Balkans : Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730, by Anton Minkov

Label
Conversion to Islam in the Balkans : Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730
Title
Conversion to Islam in the Balkans
Title remainder
Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730
Statement of responsibility
by Anton Minkov
Title variation
Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ota
  • ota
  • eng
Summary
This volume offers a new approach to the subject of conversion to Islam in the Balkans. It reconstructs the stages of the Islamization process from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries and examines the factors and stimuli behind it. The practice of accepting Islam in the front of the sultan, characteristic of the last period of Islamization, and granting to new Muslims an amount of money known as kisve bahasi, is shown in the context of Ottoman social development. An innovative structural analysis of the petitions requesting kisve bahasi leads to examining the origins of the practice and
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
297.5/74/0946
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English; includes some text in Ottoman Turkish, with English translation
LC call number
BP65.B28
LC item number
M56 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Ottoman Empire and its heritage,
Series volume
v. 30
Label
Conversion to Islam in the Balkans : Kisve bahası petitions and Ottoman social life, 1670-1730, by Anton Minkov
Publication
Note
Includes facsimiles of Kisve bahası petitions with English translations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-265) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Conversion to Islam before the Ottomans: theories of conversion -- Periods of conversion to Islam in the Balkans and demographic processes -- Forms, factors, and motives of conversion to Islam in the Balkans -- Kisve bahası petitions as sources of conversion -- The institutionalization of conversion: Kisve bahası petitions as a social phenomenon -- The collective image of new Muslims who submitted Kisve bahası petitions to the Sultan, 1670-1730s
Control code
ocn191947039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047402770
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36906591
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191947039
  • acls142371251X

Library Locations

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