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Author Fleming, K. E. (Katherine Elizabeth), 1965-

Title The Muslim Bonaparte : Diplomacy and Orientalism in Ali Pasha's Greece
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Series Princeton Modern Greek Studies
Princeton modern Greek studies.
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
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Subject Ali Paşa, Tepedelenli, 1744?-1822.
Statesmen -- Albania -- Biography.
Albania -- History -- 1501-1912.
Iōannina Region (Greece) -- History
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400864976 (electronic bk)
9781400864973 (electronic bk)