People and Property in Nineteenth-Century Transjordan


Presenter: Safa Saraçoğlu, Associate Professor of History, Bloomsburg University
Part of the Workshop "Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant." Sponsored by the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh and CERIS. A preparatory workshop for educators participating in the 2014 Fulbright Hays GPA to Jordan.

Background Readings:
Chatty, D. (2010). Displacement and dispossession in the modern Middle East (pp. 91-133). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Mundy, M., & Smith, R. (2007). Governing property, making the modern state law administration and production in Ottoman Syria (pp. 40-52). London: I.B. Tauris.
Rogan, E. (1999). Frontiers of the state in the late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, 1850-1921 (pp. 44-94). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
PowerPoint Presentation: Safa Saraçoğlu, People and Property in 19th Century Transjordan