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Author Krsti, Tijana.

Title Contested conversions to Islam [electronic resource] : narratives of religious change in the early modern Ottoman Empire / Tijana Krstic.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 264 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : turning "Rumi" : conversion to Islam, fashioning of the Ottoman imperial ideology, and interconfessional relations in the early modern Mediterranean context -- Muslims through narratives : textual repertoires of fifteenth-century Ottoman Islam and formation of the Ottoman interpretative communities -- Toward an Ottoman Rumi identity : the polemical arena of syncretism and the debate on the place of converts in fifteenth-century Ottoman polity -- In expectation of the Messiah : interimperial rivalry, apocalypse, and conversion in sixteenth-century Muslim polemical narratives -- Illuminated by the light of Islam and the glory of the Ottoman Sultanate : self-narratives of conversion to Islam in the age of confessionalization -- Between the turban and the papal tiara : Orthodox Christian neomartyrs and their impresarios in the age of confessionalization -- Everyday communal politics of coexistence and Orthodox Christian martyrdom : a dialogue of sources and gender regimes in the age of confessionalization -- Conclusion : conversion and confessionalization in the Ottoman Empire: considerations for future research.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Muslim converts from Christianity -- Turkey -- History.
Conversion -- Islam.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam.
Islam and state -- Turkey -- History.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804773171 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804777858 (e-book)

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