Alternative Muslim Modernities: Bosnian Intellectuals in the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires

  title={Alternative Muslim Modernities: Bosnian Intellectuals in the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires},
  author={Leyla Amzi-Erdogdular},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={912 - 943}
  • Leyla Amzi-Erdogdular
  • Published 29 September 2017
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract The Habsburg takeover of Ottoman Bosnia Herzegovina (1878–1918) is conventionally considered the entry of this province into the European realm and the onset of its modernization. Treating the transition from one empire to another not as a radical break, but as in many respects continuity, reveals that the imperial context provided for the existence of overlapping affiliations that shaped the means by which modernity was mediated and embodied in the local experience. Drawing on Bosnian… Expand
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