Fin de Siècle Beirut. The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital

Fin de Siècle Beirut. The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital Literatur/Book Reviews / Die Welt des Islams 50 (2010) 153-183 163 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157006010X496542 Fin de Siècle Beirut. e Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital . By Jens Hanssen. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005 (Oxford Historical Monographs 16). xiii + 307 pp., ISBN 0-19-928163-7. Late Ottoman Studies are, in the wake of the contestation of the previously dominant ‘decline’ paradigm, presently seeing a phase of intense revisitation and reinterpretation. e 1880-1914 period appears to be a crucial phase for the evaluation of the relationship between the Ottoman world and modernity, one that allows us to draw a more balanced picture of the situation during these last three decades of the Empire, between the reforming impulse given by the tanzimāt starting during the 1830s and expanding from the 1850s to the 1870s and the fall of the Empire following World War I. Even if the attention for this period generally focuses on political matters, with the question of Ottoman constitutionalism, urban studies are crucial in the perception of the importance of this moment, and Jens Hanssen’s Fin de Siècle Beirut is no doubt a decisive contribution to the present historiographical explorations of this long- neglected http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Die Welt des Islams Brill

Fin de Siècle Beirut. The Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital

Die Welt des Islams , Volume 50 (1): 163 – Jan 1, 2010

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© 2010 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Literatur/Book Reviews / Die Welt des Islams 50 (2010) 153-183 163 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157006010X496542 Fin de Siècle Beirut. e Making of an Ottoman Provincial Capital . By Jens Hanssen. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005 (Oxford Historical Monographs 16). xiii + 307 pp., ISBN 0-19-928163-7. Late Ottoman Studies are, in the wake of the contestation of the previously dominant ‘decline’ paradigm, presently seeing a phase of intense revisitation and reinterpretation. e 1880-1914 period appears to be a crucial phase for the evaluation of the relationship between the Ottoman world and modernity, one that allows us to draw a more balanced picture of the situation during these last three decades of the Empire, between the reforming impulse given by the tanzimāt starting during the 1830s and expanding from the 1850s to the 1870s and the fall of the Empire following World War I. Even if the attention for this period generally focuses on political matters, with the question of Ottoman constitutionalism, urban studies are crucial in the perception of the importance of this moment, and Jens Hanssen’s Fin de Siècle Beirut is no doubt a decisive contribution to the present historiographical explorations of this long- neglected

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