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Author Fleming, K. E.

Title The Muslim Bonaparte [electronic resource] : Diplomacy and Orientalism in Ali Pasha's Greece.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource (219 pages).
Series Princeton Modern Greek Studies
Princeton modern Greek studies.
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Contents List of Illustrations ; Acknowledgments; ONE; Introduction; TWO ; Historiography, Historical Context, Sources, and a Brief Biography; THREE ; Ali and the Economy of Ioannina; FOUR ; Ethnicity, Language, and Religion: The Bases for Nationalism within Ali's Borders; FIVE ; The European Context: An Overview; SIX ; Initial Contact with the French; SEVEN ; The Russo-Turkish Alliance, The Septinsular Republic, and the British; EIGHT; Orientalist Strategies; NINE; Orientalist Themes; TEN; Ali's Manipulation of the Orientalist Image; ELEVEN; Conclusion; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Summary Ali Pasha of Ioannina (?1750-1822), the Ottoman-appointed governor of the northern mainland of Greece, was a towering figure in Ottoman, Greek, and European history. Based on an array of literatures, paintings, and musical scores, this is the first English-language critical biography about him in recent decades. K.E. Fleming shows that the British and French diplomatic experience of Ali was at odds with the ""orientalist"" literatures that he inspired. Dubbed by Byron the ""Muslim Bonaparte, "" Ali enjoyed a position of diplomatic strength in the eastern Adriatic; in his attempt to secede f.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Ali Paşa, Tepedelenli, 1744?-1822.
Statesmen -- Albania -- Biography.
Albania -- History -- 1501-1912.
Īoannina Region (Greece) -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781400864973