- الصفحة الرئيسية
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- The Establishment of Central Authority in the Tripoli Province and the Uprising of Sheikh Ghuma (1835-1858)
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The Establishment of Central Authority in the Tripoli Province and the Uprising of Sheikh Ghuma (1835-1858)
15 Şubat 2018 Perşembe 17:00 Salon: ŞAKİR KOCABAŞ SALONU
On January 15th 2018, Center for Turkish Studies will host Cemal Atabaş* under the discussions theses-articles. Atabaş will deliver a speech about The Establishment of Central Authority in the Tripoli Province and the Uprising of Sheikh Ghuma (1835-1858)** based on his thesis.***
“This study aims to examine the OttomanState’s goal to establish a central administration in the Tripoli Province, its direct intervention in the province in 1835 to achieve this goal, and the local resisrance movement that rose against the Ottoman intervention, in particular the uprising of Sheikh Ghuma bin Khalifah.
As an extension of his centrakisation policies, Mahmud II sent a fleet from Istanbul to Tripoli in 1835 and discharged the Karamanlı Family who had been ruling theeregion for more than a century authority further into the region. These governors who tried to expand the central authority further into the region. These governors faced resistance from local power holders, the most resilient one being the uprising of Sheikh Ghuma bin Khalifa who was a strong tribal leader of Jabal al-Gharb district. Although the Ottomans detained and exiled Sheikh Ghuma in 1842, he managed to escape and returned to the Tripoli Province in 1855. After alla uphill struggles with him, Ottoman administrators managed to get him executes in 1858. Thus, no seriouc local resistance took place against the Ottoman central authority in the province from that date forward. My study, based mainly on local and foreign archival sources, sheds a light on and evaluates the events surrounding the Ottoman attempt of establishing a central authority in the Tripoli Province between 1835 and 1858.
*Dr., Istanbul University.
** The Establisment of Central Authority in the Tripoli Province and the Uprising of Sheikh Ghuma (1835-1858), Doctoral Thesis, University of Istanbul, 2017.
*** The speech will be conducted in Turkish.
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