Becoming Ottomans

Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era
Author(s): 
Cohen, Julia Phillips
ISBN: 
9780199340408
Date published: 
April 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£22.99

Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It follows the efforts of Sephardi Jews from Salonica to Izmir to Istanbul to become citizens of their state during the final half century of the Ottoman Empire's existence.