The Trouble with Timars: An Excursion into a Seventeenth-Century Documentary Landscape

Brill: Leiden & Boston

The articles compiled in Ottoman War & Peace. Studies in Honor of Virginia H. Aksan, honor the prolific career of a foremost scholar of the Ottoman Empire, and engage in redefining the boundaries of Ottoman historiography. Blending micro and macro approaches, the volume covers topics from the sixteenth to twentieth centuries related to the Ottoman military and warfare, biography and intellectual history, and inter-imperial and cross-cultural relations. Through these themes, this volume seeks to bring out and examine the institutional and socio-political complexity of the Ottoman Empire and its peoples.


  • E. Menchinger
  • F. Castiglione
  • V. Şimşek

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Ottoman War and Peace: Studies in Honor of Virginia H. Aksan