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The Politics of Households in Ottoman Egypt: The Rise of the Qazdaglis

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In a lucidly argued revisionist study of Ottoman Egypt, first published in 1996, Jane Hathaway challenges the traditional view that Egypt's military elite constituted a revival of the institutions of the Mamluk sultanate. The author contends that the framework within which this elite operated was the household, a conglomerate of patron-client ties that took various forms. In this respect, she argues, Egypt's elite represented a provincial variation on an empire-wide, household-based political culture. The study focuses on ...

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The Politics of Households in Ottoman Egypt: The Rise of the Qazdaglis
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521892940

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The Politics of Households in Ottoman Egypt: The Rise of the Qazdaglis
1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521571104

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