A Historical Archaeology Of The Ottoman Empire - Breaking by Uzi Baram, Lynda Carroll

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Some archaeologists use such data to fill in gaps in the historical record; other archaeologists use material remains to confront dominant versions of history. For the Ottoman Empire both tasks are necessary. There is a wide gap between the robust views of the elite and ruling classes and the shadows that fall on the peasants and working classes, between the information on urban areas and the assumptions regarding the countryside, and between portraits of men and images of women. Filling those gaps require innovative approaches to uncover the broad 33 34 From Archaeology to a “History from Below” spectrum of peoples and their patterns of behaviors from the Ottoman past.

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