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The nexus of city governance and human migration was once a vital characteristic within the modernisation of towns within the Ottoman Empire of the 19th century. This publication connects those thoughts to ascertain the Ottoman urban as a vacation spot of human migration, throwing new gentle at the query of conviviality and cosmopolitanism from the viewpoint of the criminal, administrative and political frameworks in which those ensue. concentrating on teams of migrants with a variety of ethnic, local backgrounds, the booklet juxtaposes the trajectories of those individuals with makes an attempt by way of neighborhood administrations and the govt. to regulate their hobbies and settlements. by way of combining a viewpoint from lower than with person who specializes in executive motion, the authors provide extensive insights into the phenomenon of migration and town lifestyles as an entire. Chapters discover how elevated migration pushed by means of new technique of shipping, army expulsion and financial components have been countered by way of the state’s makes an attempt to manage inhabitants pursuits, in addition to the robust inner reforms within the Ottoman world.? delivering a unprecedented comparative standpoint on a space frequently fragmented by means of zone reviews obstacles, this e-book can be of significant curiosity to scholars of background, heart jap reviews, Balkan experiences, city reviews and Migration stories.

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Onale 12, 2001, pp. 111-27. See, for example: E. Marushiakova and V. Popov (eds) Qypsies in the Ott= Empire, Hatfield: University ofHertfordshire Press, 2001. S. frica, London: Roudedge, 2007. rginal groups and behaviors in Ottoman Istanbul), PhD, Aristode University Thessaloniki, 2005. From the same author, see also: "Prostitution in Ottoman Istanbul, Late Sixteenth-Early Eighteenth Century", Turcica 40 (2008), p. 37-65 and "'Negiected Trades': Glimpses Into the 17th-Century Istanbul Underworld", Turcica 38 (2006): p.

Morawska (eds) International Migration Research. ty, London: Ashgate, 2005, pp. 19-39. 10 C. Harzig and D. Juteau, 1he Social Construction qfDiversity. &casting the Master Nll1Tative of Industrial Nations, Oxford: Berghahn, 2003. 11 See, for example: J. Lucassen and L. Lucassen, Migration, Migration History, History. Old Paradig;ns and New Perspectives, Bern: Peter Lang, 199 7. 12 On a German case: R. Lee, 'Urban Labor Markets, In-Migration, and Demographic Growth: Bremen, 1815-1914', Journal qfInterdisciplinary History 30/3, 1999, pp.

After the failure of initial efforts, in 1858 the Ottoman government took decisive steps toward the establishment of a modem urban policy. It was then that a new office of the city administration council (Belediye Meclisi) was set up, entrusted with various public works for the urban space. 22 The beginning of modem municipal administration in the Ottoman Empire was the establishment of the sixth district in Istanbul in 1858. The genesis and failure of this sixth district have been relatively well studied, and many historians have considered it to be the model for the urban policy that was to spread into provincial cities.

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