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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nergis Ertürk This article offers a critical overview of the Turkish Republican language reforms, contextualizing the reforms as part of a discourse of phonocentrism—a programmatic identification of the diglossia of Ottoman Turkish and its writing system as an “inadequacy” and a problem—which...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 89–121.
Published: 01 May 2021
... new evidence from a little-known diary by the nineteen-year-old Cavafy. It then examines the overlooked context of Alexandria's late Ottoman cosmopolitanism and shows its decisive contribution to the city's modern culture, including Cavafy's own diasporic ethnic group, the Egyptian Greeks. Finally...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 39–62.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the cause of freedom in other countries, as did Byron in aiding the Greek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire. Translated and annotated by Jon Eugene von Kowallis © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Translator's notes: I would like to express my gratitude to the Chiang...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 143–160.
Published: 01 May 2012
...David Fieni Examining the work of Ernest Renan in relation to thinkers confessing Arab and Islamic affiliations in the Ottoman fin de siècle allows us to understand how Orientalist scholarship has used decadence as the figure through which its positivist scientific claims were redistributed...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 August 2016
... transformation in language. Moving from Kıvılcımlı's language, suffused with idioms, slang, West Thracian dialectal phonations, colloquialisms, gallicisms, Turkish neologisms, and Arabic and Persian loanwords in the preface to the equivalential chains of Western, Ottoman, and new Turkish words in the translation...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 183–213.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the Azerbaijani delegate Dadash Buniatzade’s speech into Rus- sian: discovering that the translator Musazade omitted portions critical of Ottoman and German imperialism in Transcaucasia, other delegates protested, demanding a complete translation. Efendiyev includes and translates the untranslated sections...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 233–236.
Published: 01 February 2012
... academic journal. An internationally renowned scholar of the modern Ottoman history, in 1982 Temimi founded the Arabic Committee for Ottoman Studies, the first ever profes- sional academic organization focus on the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire, and went on to establish a second periodical...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 1–17.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., and to restore to Turkey the glory and power of the Ottoman Empire. According to Buck-Morss,­ the present title was inspired by a state- ment of Davutoğlu’s in a 1994 essay, where he countered Jürgen Haber- mas’s notion of modernity as an unfinished project by arguing “from within Western...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 127–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... aftermath of the Allies’ defeat of the Ottomans in World War I, which would reestablish the former borders of the Byzantine Empire. Like virtually every excursion we undertook that year, what hap- pened on this winter journey turned out almost from the beginning to be far from what we had expected...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (3): 7–27.
Published: 01 August 2012
... grammatology behind all cultures of notation, which enables us, examiners, to deem all forms of notation on the same plane and call them “writing” in advance, and then go on to think 3. Benjamin C. Fortna, “Learning to Read in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic,” Comparative Studies...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., but beyond that surface, other—historical—forces can be felt. To see what this is all about, we have to go back to the years when the Repub- lic of Turkey rose from the ruins of the Ottoman Empire. The Republic of Turkey was founded after a successful war against Greece (1919–22), supported...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (1): 109–137.
Published: 01 February 2021
... that an important step on the way to New Turkey was for the new generation to learn Ottoman Turkish as a means to mend the rupture with the past.4 We can link this particular claim to another dimension of the New Turkey discourse. In this dimension, which we might describe as restorationist-conservative, New Turkey...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (2): 153–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in Atatürk’s Turkey . Istanbul : ISIS . Karaca Emin . 2011 . Nâzım Hikmet Şiirinde Gizli Tarih . Istanbul : Destek Yayınevi . Khalid Adeeb . 2011 . “ Central Asia between the Ottoman and Soviet Worlds .” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 12 , no. 2 : 451 – 76...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 177–203.
Published: 01 May 2021
... adulthood, in late Victorian Liverpool and London as well as late Ottoman Istanbul, had British nationality through his father, and finally, spent much of his working life as a clerk in the Ministry of Public Works in colonial Alexandria—it seems uncontroversial enough to say that he was a subject...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 177–184.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on display at the Antikos Bazar in the Czech village of Terezín, where Jacques ends up, are all remnants of the past: What was the meaning of the festive white lace tablecloth hanging over the back of the ottoman, and the armchair with its worn bro- cade cover? What secret lay behind the three brass...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the ingrained categories of Eastern cultural nationalism and Western infatuation with elite socialist dis- sident cultures alike. In addition, it thematically foregrounds periods of colo- nization in the region’s history (the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires) that have been officially treated as distinct from...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (3): 199–201.
Published: 01 August 2005
... and the Be- loved in Early-Modern Ottoman and European Culture and Society. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2005. Arjouni, Jakob. Idiots: Five Fairy Tales and Other Stories. Trans. from original German by Anthea Bell. New York: Other Press, 2005. Bailey, David A., Ian Baucom, and Sonia Boyce, eds. Shades...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the Vefa Kilise Mosque 3 ) that features four domes and elaborate exterior brick work ( Figure 2 ). The structure was completed in 1870 and consecrated in 1871 amid great fanfare. An extraordinary choice for the time and a fine example of late Byzantine architecture that one could only see in the Ottoman...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 207–211.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of Nebraska Press, 2007. Rice, Laura. Of Irony and Empire: Islam, the West, and the Transcultural Invention of Africa. Explorations in Postcolonial Studies. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. Roberts, Mary. Intimate Outsiders: The Harem in Ottoman and Orientalist Art and Travel...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... The new situation was furthered by various types of exchange during the century: circulation of information and images produced by the media, direct import of Western forms of statehood or economy, as in the Ottoman Tanzimat or the Japanese Meiji. A specific form of exchange with the rich centers...