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E339 | In this episode, we consider the story of the Tanzimat reforms from the perspective of rural Cappadocia, a region in central Anatolia now famous as a tourist destination. In the nineteenth century, Cappadocia was home not only to the Muslim subjects who made up the majority of Anatolia's population but to a large population of Orthodox Christians as well. How did these communities experience the Tanzimat period and how did their relationships to each other and to the state change between 1839 and the demise of the Ottoman Empire? More at http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2017/09/cappadocia.html Aylin de Tapia is a post-doctoral fellow at the Institut d'ethnologie méditerranéenne et comparative (IDEMEC) at Aix-Marseille University. Her research focuses on Muslim-Christian coexistence in late Ottoman Anatolia, especially social, economic, and religious interactions between Orthodox Christians and Muslims in rural areas. CREDITS Episode No. 339
Release Date: 3 December 2017
Recording Location: Okmeydanı, Istanbul
Audio editing by Susanna Ferguson
Music: Harmandali - Recep Efendi, Cemal Efendi
Bibliography and images courtesy of Aylin de Tapia available at http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2017/12/cappadocia.html. . .
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