publication . Other literature type . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2016

What Ottoman Nationality Was and Was Not

Will Hanley;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Humanities Commons
Will Hanley’s analysis of the 1909 revision of the 1869 Ottoman Nationality Law takes up one of the central themes that occupied the Office of Legal Counsel: the slippery relationship between the legal definitions of nationality, subjecthood, and citizenship. As Hanley argues, recent scholarship on the 1869 Ottoman Nationality Law has consistently sought its origins in the Tanzimat edicts of 1839 and 1856. He contends that interest in the question of Ottoman citizenship has led to a misreading of the word tebaa, and that the Tanzimat edicts referred to subjects, not citizens. This “citizenship misreading” has obscured the 1869 law’s original connection to the Ca...
free text keywords: Legal history, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman international law, Nationality, Citizenship, Ancient history, Legal history, History, Ottoman empire, Nationality
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