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Ottoman Rule of Law and the Modern Political Trial
The Yildiz Case

Avi Rubin

Hardcover $60.00L    |    978-0-8156-3597-0    |    2018

Paper $29.95s    |    978-0-8156-3601-4    |    2018

ebook 978-0-8156-5455-1

Explores the passage of Ottoman law into the modern era.

"A tour de force of socio-legal history of the late Ottoman Empire. Rubin leads the reader into a breathtaking journey through the history and historiography of one of the most serious political crises in late Ottoman history, the Yildiz Trial (1881), turning it into a thrilling microhistory."—Iris Agmon, author of Family and Court: Legal Culture and Modernity in Late Ottoman Palestine

"A fascinating and detailed micro-history of the trial of Midhat Paşa."—James E. Baldwin, author of Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

  Ottoman Rule of Law
and the Modern Political Trial

  Avi Rubin is senior lecturer in the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is the author of Ottoman Nizamiye Courts: Law and Modernity.

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6 x 9, 264 pages, 5 black-and-white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index

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