Studies in the Ottoman Archives—I.

  title={Studies in the Ottoman Archives—I.},
  author={Bernard Lewis},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={469 - 501}
  • B. Lewis
  • Published 1 October 1954
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The following studies are all based on the registers of land, population, and revenue contained in the Ottoman archives in Istanbul. They will be limited to the Arabic-speaking provinces of the Ottoman Empire, and to the first century of Ottoman rule. It is not my purpose to attempt a general study of the history of these areas in this period, nor to correlate the information derived from the archives with that obtained from other sources in a comprehensive historical monograph. My aim is… 
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