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“We Understand the Railway’s Advantages”: Ottoman Railroads and Modernization in 1900

A discussion of teaching the Ottoman Empire around 1900 using Sirkeci railway station in Istanbul.

“We Understand the Railway’s Advantages”: Ottoman Railroads and Modernization in 1900
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“A Right Notion of Life”: The Ottomans in 1700

A discussion of teaching the Ottoman Empire in 1700 using an image of the Sultan’s mother drinking coffee.

“A Right Notion of Life”: The Ottomans in 1700
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“To take lads for the Janissaries”: Making Sense of the Devşirme

A discussion of teaching the Ottoman practice of the devşirme in world history classes.

“To take lads for the Janissaries”: Making Sense of the Devşirme