The Resource Revenue-raising and legitimacy : tax collection and finance administration in the Ottoman Empire, 1560-1660, by Linda T. Darling

Revenue-raising and legitimacy : tax collection and finance administration in the Ottoman Empire, 1560-1660, by Linda T. Darling

Label
Revenue-raising and legitimacy : tax collection and finance administration in the Ottoman Empire, 1560-1660
Title
Revenue-raising and legitimacy
Title remainder
tax collection and finance administration in the Ottoman Empire, 1560-1660
Statement of responsibility
by Linda T. Darling
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • For specialists, this book introduces a multitude of sources on the economic and social history of the post-classical age, while for comparativists it places the empire in its seventeenth-century context. It links Ottoman administrative change with early modern state formation and reformulates the seventeenth century as a period of consolidation, not decline
  • The finance department's detailed record-keeping, procedural continuity, and provision of economic justice made it a bulwark of stability in a period of turmoil
  • This study examines for the first time the finance procedures and documents of the post-classical Ottoman Empire. It provides an overview of institutional and monetary history and a detailed description of assessment and collection processes for Cizye, Avariz and Iltizam-collected taxes, the documents produced by these processes, and the information they contain
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
336.2/009561
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ2906.5
LC item number
.D37 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Ottoman Empire and its heritage,
Series volume
v. 6
Label
Revenue-raising and legitimacy : tax collection and finance administration in the Ottoman Empire, 1560-1660, by Linda T. Darling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • II.
  • The Ottoman Central Finance Department.
  • Early Finance Department Organization.
  • Reorganizations in the Finance Structure.
  • The Seventeenth Century and Beyond
  • III.
  • Revenue Assessment by the Central Finance Department: Cizye and Avariz.
  • Revenue Surveying by the Finance Bureaus.
  • Registration of Taxpayers and Population Estimation.
  • Amounts of Money Taken in Tax
  • Identification of Archival Sources
  • IV.
  • Taxation Without Assessment? Tax Farming (Iltizam).
  • Mukataa Revenues and Records.
  • Bidding and Revenue Amounts.
  • Bidders' Conditions and Personnel Recruitment.
  • Iltizam Supervision
  • V.
  • Tax Collection Personnel.
  • Appointment of Revenue Collectors.
  • The Military in Cizye and Avariz Collection.
  • Introduction: The Myth of Decline
  • The Military in Tax Farming
  • VI.
  • Tax Collection, Remittance, and Reporting
  • I.
  • Classical Ottoman Finance.
  • Ottoman Taxation.
  • Revenue Assessment by Survey (Tahrir).
  • The Monetary System and the Price Revolution.
  • Population and Economic Change
Control code
ocn654641345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 368 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36872477
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)654641345
  • acls9004102892

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