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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

HIST 5092 - Multiculturalism in the Ottoman Empire

Study of how a large empire governed a diverse population, between 1453 and 1918, from the perspective of concerns about recent nationalist, racial and ethnic conflicts in modern nation states. Course 1st examines how the Ottomans managed relations between ethnic and religious groups to 1750, then the reasons for increased communial conflicts after 1750, and their efforts to re-engineer relations among groups along liberal, constitutional lines.

Credits: 3