Department of Sociology

SOC381 STRUCTURE &CHANGE IN OTTOMAN SOCIETY

Course Code: 2320381
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Once in several years.

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Course Content

The Ottoman socio-economic system as a historical social formation. The evolution of inherited elements from pre-Ottoman socio-economic structures. Town and country contradiction in Ottoman society. Economic structure, state and bureaucracy, commodity production and trade, the land regime, and stratification. Ideology of statecraft in the Ottoman Empire. Evolution of Ottoman society vis-à-vis the structural changes in Europe. Social conflict in Ottoman society.



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