Tag: Ottoman Empire
Decline, Fall and Reuse: Greek Nationalist Uses of Byzantine Archaeology since 1830
Following the collapse of the Byzantine Empire to the Ottomans in 1453, it found new provenance in shaping Greek identity during its struggle for independence. Verity Limond explores the place of Byzantine archaeology alongside glorification of the classical past.
The New Midwives: Nineteenth-Century State Intervention in Reproduction
Written by Inge Erdal. The emergence of the nineteenth-century state has traditionally been traced through economic history. However, what role did it play in the sphere of reproduction? Analysing the states attempts to intervene in reproduction, opens new ways to conceiving its power.