Regional Cultural Identity in the Ottoman Balkans
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This paper explores the formation of an Ottoman Balkan regional cultural identity along the lines of nationalism and modernity during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The paper examines the role of women in cultural representations and policy at the time and compares the representation of the feminine gender with the fractured nature of the Ottoman Empires own identity construction at this time.
From the Paper:"Nationalism or national identity building was one of the important markers of modernization and state-building during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries throughout Europe. The literature on the subject of European nationalism focuses strongly on Western Europe as its subject, citing Britain, Germany, and France as the primary examples of the political and cultural activities that contributed to the formulation of a brand of identity for each particular country. This is especially true of France, as the accounting of French history from the origins of the French..."
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