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Identity and Identity Formation in the Ottoman World
A Volume of Essays in Honor of Norman Itzkowitz
Edited by Baki Tezcan and Karl K. Barbir

Identity and Identity Formation in the Ottoman World is a collection of articles authored by the students and colleagues of Norman Itzkowitz. The contributors include Engin Deniz Akarli, Karl K. Barbir, Cornell H. Fleischer, Jane Hathaway, Cemal Kafadar, Metin Kunt, Rudi Paul Lindner, Heath W. Lowry, Scott Redford, Vamik D. Volkan, and others.

Norman Itzkowitz was Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University until his retirement in 2001, and published more than a dozen books in three languages focusing on Ottoman history and psychobiography. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the education and training of his students in Middle East and Ottoman studies, Itzkowitz received the Middle East Studies Association Mentoring Award in 2007.

Karl K. Barbir is professor of history at Siena College and is the author of Ottoman Rule in Damascus, 1708–1758. Baki Tezcan is assistant professor of history and religious studies at the University of California, Davis. His forthcoming book is entitled The Second Empire: The Transformation of the Ottoman Polity in the Early Modern Period.

A publication of the Center for Turkish Studies distributed by the University of Wisconsin Press

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The cover of this book of essays is purple, with an inset drawing of people gathering in a house. The style is Ottoman.

February 2008

280 pp.   6 x 9  bibliography, index

The cloth edition, ISBN 978-0-299-22750-0, is out of print, but the paperback is still available.

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