An Ottoman century : the district of Jerusalem in the 1600s /

"Based on micro-level research of the District of Jerusalem, this book addresses some of the most crucial questions concerning the Ottoman empire in a time of crisis and disorientation: decline and decentralization, the rise of the notable elite, the urban-pastoral nexus, agrarian relations and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Zeʼevi, Dror, 1953-
Format: Book
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1996.
Series:SUNY series in medieval Middle East history.
Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Front Cover
  • Half Title Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table Of Contents
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Zooming In
  • The Rise and Fall of Local Dynasties
  • The Sufi Connection
  • Desert, Village and Town
  • Layers of Ownership
  • An Economy in Transition
  • Worlds Apart
  • Back Matter
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Name Index
  • Back Cover