Preferred Citation: Kafadar, Cemal. Between Two Worlds: The Construction of the . Ottoman State. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press, The Construction of the Ottoman State | Early in the 14th century, Osman, son of Ertogril, became the leader of a minor beglik, one of many small political units. J.M. Rogers, “Mehmed the Conqueror: Between East and West,” in Bellini and the East edited by Caroline Campbell and Alan Chong (London and Boston.

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The Age of the Seljuqs. Cemal Kafadar offers a much more subtle and complex interpretation of the early Ottoman period than that provided by other historians.

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Islam in Tribal Societies. Honored by the Glory of Islam. It is not till the last chapter of Between Two Worldshowever, woglds Kafadar describes the story of the Ottoman rise to power and the construction of the Ottoman state. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative. Longing for the Lost Caliphate.


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And so, before they come to the actual history, the reader has an understanding of the different ways historians kafadat approached the period and of the sources and the debates over their use. The Turks in World History. His careful analysis of medieval as well as modern historiography from the perspective of a cultural historian demonstrates how ethnic, tribal, linguistic, religious, and political affiliations were all at play in the struggle for power in Anatolia and the Balkans during the late Middle Ages.


Turkestan and the Dorlds of Eurasian Empires. Kafadar looks at several individual works and episodes in detail, but stresses that the sources must be evaluated as parts of evolving complexes of traditions.

Kafadar argues that “refutations” of this thesis based on discrepancies between gaza ideology and Ottoman practice miss the point, since the gaza thesis is not bound to idealised and anachronistic definitions of gaza.

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