The Final Exam will be held on May 24, Friday at 13:00
The final exam will be on the 'invention of tradition,' a phrase made popular by Eric Hobsbawm.
You are advised to make use of the existing reading materials for the course, as well as the two additional sources listed below:
- Hobsbawm, Eric and Terence Ranger (eds), The Invention of Tradition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983)
- Deringil, Selim, "The Invention of Tradition as Public Image in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908," Comparative Studies in Society and History, 35/1 (January 1993), pp.3-29.
Mid-term for PSI424 will be held on May 7, Tuesday.
The exam will be open-book. You may bring in all of your study materials and use them during the exam.
The exam is about the criticism of the Dependency Theory as it is applied to the Nineteenth-Century developments in the Ottoman Empire.
In addition to your reading materials in the syllabus, you are requested to make use of Anthony Brewer's book on theory, and Keyder's State & Class in Turkey: A Study in Capitalist Development.
You may find the relevant books below:
- Anthony Brewer, Marxist Theories of Imperialism: A Critical Survey, second edition (London and New York: Routledge, 1990)
- ÇaÄlar Keyder, State and Class in Turkey: A Study in Capitalist Development (London and New York: Verso, 1987)
You may also peruse Keyder's another book: