By M. Talha Çiçek

During the 1st global warfare, Cemal Pasha tried to set up direct keep an eye on over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there via numerous rules of keep an eye on, together with the abolishment of neighborhood intermediaries.


Elaborating on those Ottoman guidelines of keep watch over, this e-book assesses Cemal Pasha’s rules in the direction of assorted political teams in Syrian society, together with; Arabists, Zionists, Christian monks and Armenian immigrants. the writer then is going directly to examine Pasha’s academic actions, the conscription of Syrians- either Muslim and Christian, and the reconstruction of the main Syrian towns, assessing how those guidelines contributed to his try to create perfect Ottoman citizens.


An vital addition to present literature at the social and political historical past of worldwide warfare I, and contributing a brand new realizing of Ottoman Syria, and its transformation right into a geographical region, this booklet can be of curiosity to scholars and students with an curiosity in nation formation, Politics and History.

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