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The other Roosevelt Princess : Ethel Roosevelt and the imperative of philanthropy, humanitarianism and public service
(Bilkent University, 2016-09)
This dissertation examines Theodore Roosevelt’s second daughter Ethel Roosevelt Derby. One of the main aims of this dissertation is to contribute to the field by constituting a case study of Ethel Roosevelt Derby, relying ...
Danubian border in the second half of the 16th century : revolution and transformation, tradition and continuation on the eve of a new era
(Bilkent University, 2013)
This study focuses on pre-Ottoman Turkic presence and their remainings as the first phase of the Turkic presence and examines how the Ottomans adapted, re-organized and re-structured the existing military organizations, ...
Electrification of İstanbul (1878-1923)
(Bilkent University, 2019-02)
This dissertation focuses on the history of introduction and development of electrical technology in Ottoman Istanbul with a special focus on the 1910 concession, and its implementation, which was held to construct the ...
Reassessing the tımar system : the case study of Vidin (1455-1693)
(Bilkent University, 2012)
A gate to the emotional world of pre-modern Ottoman society: an attempt to write Ottoman history from “the inside out”
(Bilkent University, 2016-05)
Beginning in the 1980’s, the research produced on various fields of knowledge including history, neuroscience, sociology, psychology and anthropology asserted that emotions are not only a product of biochemical but also ...
"A Whole and continuat historie": general histories in early seventeenth-century England, with specific reference to Richard Knolles's the general history of the Turks and his Patron Peter Manwood
(Bilkent University, 2016-02)
This thesis presents an assessment of the famous work of Richard Knolles, The General History of the Turks (1603) [hereafter GH] as a production of the intellectual atmosphere of the age in which it was produced. Despite ...
The Ottoman Special organization - Teşkilat-ı Mahsusa : an inquiry into its operational and administrative characteristics
(Bilkent University, 2012-09)
The usage or misuse of the terms, “intelligence” and “band”, has culminated in the production of a number of irreconcilable Special Organization (hereafter SO) definitions in literature, thereby leading to complications ...
Power and identity in Lancastrian England 1399-1461 : a study of historical writing in the fifteenth century
(Bilkent University, 2013)
The Lancastrian period, which began with the usurpation of Henry IV in 1399 and ended with the deposition of his grandson Henry VI in 1461, was one of the most significant periods in English history. This period witnessed ...
An Ottoman administrative response to the Macedonian question: The General Inspectorate of Rumelia (1902-1909)
(Bilkent University, 2018-02)
This study focuses on the General Inspectorate of Rumelia which was established on 29 November 1902 by Sultan Abdülhamid II. In the aftermath of the 1878 Berlin Treaty, there was a constant diplomatic pressure on the ...
Power politics in Ottoman provincial administration: a case study of Gürcü Osman Pasha (1789-1807)
(Bilkent University, 2019-09)
This dissertation examines Gürcü Osman Pasha, who was a promising military origin Ottoman state official at his early career stages, but then turned into a rebel sacking Rumelian districts in collaboration with the most ...