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Author Riedler, Florian.

Title Opposition and legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire : conspiracies and political cultures / Florian Riedler.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 114 pages).
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Series SOAS/Routledge studies on the Middle East ; 15
SOAS/Routledge studies on the Middle East ; 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Political culture of conspiracy -- A sheikh and an officer : the Society of Martyrs and the Kuleli incident -- New and old forms of opposition : the Young Ottomans and the Vocation Group -- How to exchange sultans : the successful coup against Abdülaziz -- War and refugees : Ali Suavi and the Çiragan incident -- Bourgeois conspirators : the Skalieri-Aziz Committee -- Conclusion: The Tanzimat and beyond.
Summary In thisaccount of thepolitical culture of Ottoman rule in the late nineteenth century and the forces of opposition against it, the author examines a number of key political conspiracies and how these relate to the notion of legitimacy. In analysing the structure of these conspiracies, the motives and aims of the plotters, and their style of contestation, theauthor provides a detailedevaluation ofOttoman political culture of the period.
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Subject Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1829-1878.
Turkey -- History -- Tanzimat, 1839-1876.
Political culture -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Conspiracies -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Political activists -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Opposition (Political science) -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Legitimacy of governments -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Police -- Turkey -- Records and correspondence.
Turkey -- History -- Tanzimat, 1839-1876 -- Sources.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Records and correspondence.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Riedler, Florian. Opposition and legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011 9780415580441 (DLC) 2010026799 (OCoLC)647976649
ISBN 9780203834879 (ebk)
0203834879 (ebk)
9780415580441 (hbk.)
0415580447 (hbk.)