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The effect of Ottoman rule on fin de siècle Beirut

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the province of Beirut, 1888-1914
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The proposed thesis deals with Beirut's urban development from a maritime town to a provincial capital in the 19. and early 20. centuries. It does so in the context of physical, politico-administrative and socio-cultural inscriptions on the city by a centralizing Ottoman state. The center-periphery relations in the Ottoman Empire are examined in terms of the forces of political integration and social cohesion as well as challenges to them. The empire-city nexus that is maintained througho...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
2001
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602363088
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