Legislative Provisions of the Ottoman / Turkish Governments Regarding Minorities and Their Properties

  title={Legislative Provisions of the Ottoman / Turkish Governments Regarding Minorities and Their Properties},
  author={Anastasia Lekka},
  journal={Mediterranean Quarterly},
  pages={135 - 154}
In this essay I explore the enactment of legislative measures by the Turkish or Ottoman authorities, which sought to regulate minority affairs in Turkey and to administer the minority properties. The huge number of Christians who lost their lives and, consequently, their property on the shores of the Ionian land (Asia Minor), as well as the vast number of refugees who left Turkey of their own free will or against it, became the subject of numerous conventions that sought to secure the… 
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