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The Victims of the Caucasian Migration

Author(s): Ömer Karataş
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Karadeniz Araştırmaları Merkezi
Keywords: Caucasians; Ottoman; migration; widows; orphans; the olds

Summary/Abstract: After the Russia's invasion of Caucasia, there have been obligatory migrations depending on the politics Russia pursued on these people. These migrations caused Caucasian people settle down in Ottoman territory. Those people defected in Otoman not only changed places besides many of them's social statues shifted. Bulk of the immigrants were widows, disabled, the olds, and orphans. This study covers the activities conducted by Ottoman Government to the immigrants in need of assistance.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 42
  • Page Range: 121-130
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English