By Gökhan Çetinsaya
This can be a examine of the character of Ottoman management lower than Sultan Abdulhamid and the consequences of this at the 3 provinces that have been to shape the fashionable nation of Iraq. the writer presents a normal remark at the past due Ottoman provincial management and a entire photo of the character of its interplay with provincial society. In drawing on resources of the Ottoman information, bringing jointly and reading an abundance of advanced files, this publication is an interesting contribution to the sphere of heart jap reports.
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Then, like other notables who were regarded as troublemakers, he was summoned to stay in Istanbul. 105 In Istanbul, he became a member of the Council of State, and enjoyed the protection of Arab Wzzet Pava (Izzat al-Abid), the Sultan’s powerful Second Palace Secretary,106 and of Shaikh Abulhuda, although the latter’s influence at the Palace had diminished by then. As time went on, he appears to have regained the confidence of the Sultan. ”107 In 1906, as will be seen in Chapter 2, Sayyid Talib was appointed to an important reform commission for Iraq, which prepared a detailed reform proposal.
If it is not possible to find three valis who possess these qualities, the provinces of Mosul and Basra must be united [with Baghdad] and the whole entrusted to a single authority. Otherwise, with persons of inferior quality, especially with the present valis in this region, it is an obvious fact that the proposed reforms will not take place. 46 After praising the fertility of the The issue of reform 35 land in Iraq and comparing it with that of Egypt, he focused attention on three points: the problems of irrigation, arrears in taxes, and the tribes.
Are gradually put into practice (. ) it is certain that before long Iraq will make its presence felt as another Egypt (. ) However, the valis who are to be appointed to this region must be clever, active, capable, knowledgeable of the law and acquainted with affairs, lovers of religion, fatherland and state, and patriotic. If it is not possible to find three valis who possess these qualities, the provinces of Mosul and Basra must be united [with Baghdad] and the whole entrusted to a single authority.