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War and peace in the frontier : Ottoman rule in the Uyvar province, 1663-1685
(Bilkent University, 2009)
Not only the provocative activities of the Transylvanian Prince György II Rákóczi but also the centuries-long Ottoman-Habsburg rivalry became the reason of an Ottoman campaign in Hungary in 1663. The war ended with the ...
Fragile alliances in the Ottoman East: the Heyderan Tribe and the empire, 1820 - 1929
(Bilkent University, 2018-04)
This dissertation discusses how tribal agency impacted the eastern margins of the empire in terms of tribe-empire relations during the nineteenth century. The Heyderan, a confederative form of tribal social organization, ...