A Historical Archaeology Of The Ottoman Empire - Breaking by Uzi Baram, Lynda Carroll

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There is a wide gap between the robust views of the elite and ruling classes and the shadows that fall on the peasants and working classes, between the information on urban areas and the assumptions regarding the countryside, and between portraits of men and images of women. Filling those gaps require innovative approaches to uncover the broad 33 34 From Archaeology to a “History from Below” spectrum of peoples and their patterns of behaviors from the Ottoman past. In conjunction with the new social histories for the Ottoman Empire, material remains can aid in reconstructing change for the empire and yield insights into the choices and actions of its people.

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