Ottoman land rules Status of Karm Al-Jabali

Constituting Modernity: Private Property in the East and West edited by Huri Islamoglu

6 classes of land: mulk, miri, vakif, mevat, mahlul and metruke

For Karm Al-Jabali this has relevance because the Ottoman authorities in 1905 claimed the land was Miri (state) and not Mulk (private)

In 1935 reformed the Land law, much land became Miri (state)

p108 the Britisch had problems with findings originals of Ottoman laws, worked with copies of copies…

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