1st Edition

The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838–1900

ISBN 9781138662001
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

Epidemics, migration and territorial losses led to population decline in early nineteenth-century Turkey. In response, Ottoman elites began a programme of population growth. Balsoy uses previously untapped archival sources to examine these developments, arguing that these changes caused reproduction to become a political experience.