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Blood ties : religion, violence, and the politics of nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908 / İpek Yosmaoğlu
AuthorYosmaoğlu, İpek In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen Search Wikipedia for İpek Yosmaoğlu
PublishedIthaca : Cornell University Press, 2014
Description1 Online-Ressource (339 pages)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsOsmanisches Reich Search Wikipedia for Osmanisches Reich / Balkan Search Wikipedia for Balkan / Makedonien Search Wikipedia for Makedonien / Nationalismus Search Wikipedia for Nationalismus / Geschichte 1878-1912 Search Wikipedia for Geschichte 1878-1912
URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-96434 Persistent Identifier (URN)
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The Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, and the great powers on the road to Mürzsteg -- Education and the creation of nation space -- Territoriality and its discontents -- Fear of small margins -- A leap of faith : disputes over sacred space -- Logic and legitimacy in violence

"The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a complex mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in relative peace. To be sure these people were no strangers to coercive violence and various forms of depredations visited upon them by bandits and state agents. In the final decades of the nineteenth century and throughout the twentieth century however the region was periodically racked by bitter conflict that was qualitatively different from previous outbreaks of violence. In Blood Ties Ipek K. Yosmaoglu explains the origins of this shift from sporadic to systemic and pervasive violence through a social history of the Macedonian Question"--