Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Urban and Rural Life In Ottomans OMM 507 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ÜMİT EKİN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Fatma Kocak

Course Category
Course Objective


Recognition of Ottoman provincial life

Course Content


Characteristics of Ottoman urban and rural life

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand the characteristics of the Ottoman provincial society Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Defines the Ottoman provincial administration. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Performance Task,
3 Explains layers of the Ottoman society Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Discuss character of urban and rural life Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates the production of cities and the countrysides. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Characteristics of Ottoman society life
2 Urbanities
3 Peasantry
4 Nomadics
5 Population of provincial
6 Social stratification
7 Religious communities: Muslims, Christians, Jews
8 Sects and Religious Groups
9 Midterm Exam
10 Soil and Agriculture in the Ottoman Empire
11 Agricultural Production
12 Farming
13 Industry, Mining and Trade
14 Evalution
Course Notes <p>None</p>
Course Resources

[1] Mehmet Ali ÜNAL, Osmanlı Sosyal ve Ekonomik Tarihi, İstanbul 2012.
[2] Sureiya FAROQHI, Osmanlılarda Kentler ve Kentliler, İstanbul 2004.
[3] Halil İNALCIK, “Köy, Köylü ve İmparatorluk”, V. Milletlerarası Türkiye Sosyal ve İktisat Tarihi Kongresi, İstanbul 1989.
[4] Sureiya FAROQHI, Osmanlı Şehirleri ve Kırsal Hayatı.
[5] Çağlar KEYDER-Faruk TABAK (Ed.) Osmanlı’da Toprak Mülkiyeti ve Ticari Tarım, İstanbul 1998

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline; X
2 To become skilled in method knowledge and skills related with scientific research process; X
3 To be experienced to contribute at least one area in scientific studies in the institutional and methodological context X
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis; X
5 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas. X
6 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other area to relevant discipline; X
7 To follow closely technologic advancement, scientific developments and scientific technologies related X
8 To publish at least one academic study related with thesis (in national or international referred journals-preferred); X
9 To acquire ability to get across with national and international academic environments related with the area of specialization; X
10 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6