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Blood ties : religion, violence, and the politics of nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908 /

"The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a complex mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in relative peace. To be sure, these people were no strangers to coercive violence and various...

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Main Author: Yosmaoğlu, Ipek, (Author)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • The Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, and the great powers on the road to M urzsteg
  • Education and the creation of national space
  • Territoriality and its discontents
  • Fear of small margins
  • A leap of faith : disputes over sacred space
  • Logic and legitimacy in violence.