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This understanding of the development of the çiftlik has been challenged in recent studies. 1 Other studies have led to a related conclusion, that the traditional Ottoman system was never applied in Crete. Instead, the land was left in the free possession of its inhabitants, as ‘The explanations furnished by the laws of Chania and Candia in 1676 following the conquest of Crete openly reject the system of land ownership by the state as contrary to Islamic tradition’ (Barkan [1983:21–2]. Also see Veinstein [1991:40] and Veinstein and Triantafyllidou-Baladie [1980:200–201]).
TriantafyllidouBaladie 1988:172 ) Meanwhile, outside the cities, what was the situation of the rural population, such as the farmers of the Vrokastro survey area? Clearly the Ottoman authorities were most concerned with the city population, and although they kept track of the rural population for purposes of forced labor and taxes, their interest in the peasantry largely ended with these exactions. Travelers who passed through the countryside described the living conditions of tenant farmers and smallholders.
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