Apr 23, 2021  
Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

HIST 509 - Multiculturalism in the Ottoman Empire

Study of how a large empire governed a diverse population, between 1453 and 1981, from the perspective of concerns about recent nationalist, racial and ethnic conflicts in modern nation-states. Course first examines how the Ottomans managed relations between ethnic and religious groups to 1750. Course then examines reasons for increased communal conflict after 1750, and Ottoman efforts to re-engineer relations among groups along liberal, constitutional lines. (Y)

Credits: 3