'Par sa nouveaute, son audance et les perspectives qu'il ouvre, le livre de Salzmann s'impose d'emblee comme une reference.' Hamit Bozarslan, Revue d'Etudes Turques, 2004. 'Salzmann has produced a work that is going to be both a landmark in Ottoman studies and a bridge to other fields and disciplines'. Selim Deringil, Mediterranean Historical Review 2005.
About the Author
Ariel Salzmann, Ph.D. (1995) in History, Columbia University is Assistant Professor of World and Islamic History at Queen's University (Canada). She has published on topics concerning Ottoman political economy and governance, including "Citizens in Search of a State: The Limits of Political Participation in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1808-1913" (Extending Citizenship, Reconfiguring States, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1999).