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Софийският санджак в османската миграционна политика през 60-те–70-те години на XIX век
Sanjak of Sofia in the Ottoman migration policy in the 1860s and 1870s

Author(s): Ventsislav Muchinov
Subject(s): History, Economic history, Local History / Microhistory, Political history, Social history, Modern Age, Special Historiographies:, 19th Century, The Ottoman Empire
Published by: Институт за исторически изследвания - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: demography; migration policy; urban policy; Ottoman Empire; Sofia Sanjak

Summary/Abstract: The article reviews the migration policy of the Ottoman rule in Sofia district (Sanjak of Sofia) in the 1860s and 1870s. To the Sublime Porte this district had important strategic significance on controlling the provinces inhabited by Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire and on fencing off the anti-Ottoman actions of the neighbouring Principality of Serbia. The article establishes the objectives the Ottoman authorities wanted to achieve with their migration policy, it outlines the main directions of its implementation and analyzes the results achieved.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 5-6
  • Page Range: 144-158
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bulgarian