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dc.contributor.authorSchull, Kent F.
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2014-04-11
dc.date.submitted2018-01-24 23:55
dc.date.submitted2017-12-01 23:55:55
dc.date.submitted2020-03-24 03:00:27
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T13:13:06Z
dc.identifier642717
dc.identifierOCN: 881416142
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/30785
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/36657
dc.description.abstractContrary to the stereotypical images of torture, narcotics and brutal sexual behaviour traditionally associated with Ottoman (or ‘Turkish’) prisons, Kent F. Schull argues that these places were sites of immense reform and contestation during the 19th century. He shows that they were key components for Ottoman nation-state construction and acted as 'microcosms of modernity' for broader imperial transformation. It was within the walls of these prisons that many of the pressing questions of Ottoman modernity were worked out, such as administrative centralisation, the rationalisation of Islamic criminal law and punishment, issues of gender and childhood, prisoner rehabilitation, bureaucratic professionalisation, identity and social engineering. Juxtaposing state-mandated reform with the reality of prison life, the author investigates how these reforms affected the lives of local prison officials and inmates.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HR Religion & beliefs::HRH Islam::HRHP Islamic life & practice
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.othercivilisation
dc.subject.otherpenal reform
dc.subject.otherOttoman Empire
dc.subject.otherOttoman prisons
dc.subject.otherTurkish prisons
dc.subject.otherMiddle East history
dc.subject.otherdefensive modernisation
dc.subject.otherIstanbul
dc.subject.otherSharia
dc.titlePrisons in the Late Ottoman Empire
dc.title.alternativeMicrocosms of Modernity
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.001.0001
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oapen.relation.isFundedBy969f21b5-ac00-4517-9de2-44973eec6874
oapen.relation.isbn9780748677696
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.grant.number100964
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2017: Backlist Collection
dc.number100964
dc.relationisFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9


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