Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2400360
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. BRTEN ELK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is designed to explore Ottoman labor history with a particular emphasis on the nineteenth century. The goal is to understand the working life, characteristics of the Ottoman working class, and the variations in the formation of the Ottoman working class as well as the various Ottoman labor movements. Main topics of the course will be: political formation, social composition and economic structure, workers, working class formation and working life in the Ottoman Empire.