Plural pasts : power, identity and the Ottoman sieges of Nagykanizsa Castle / Claire Norton.

"Through a study of a variety of Ottoman and modern Turkish accounts of the Ottoman-Habsburg sieges of Nagykanizsa Castle (1600-01) including official documents, correspondence, histories, and more literary genres such as gazavatnames [campaign narratives], Plural Pasts explores Ottoman literac...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: Norton, Claire, Dr (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Series:Routledge research in early modern history.
Table of Contents:
  • The authority of eyewitness accounts reconsidered
  • Fethnames : not just literary bombast
  • The Gazavatnames : erasing oral residue and correcting scribal error
  • The gazavatnames : re-writing the exemplar : individual scripta
  • Writers reading : reading the gazavat-i Tiryaki Hasan Pasa with Katib Çelebi and Naima
  • Nationalism and the re-invention of early modern identities
  • Conclusion: Making the sieges of Nagykanizsa morally defensible.