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  • Introduction
  • Kent F. Schull, Editor, Robert Zens, Managing Editor, Leyla Amzi-Erdoǧdular, Guest Editor, and Zeynep Çelik, Guest Editor

JOTSA's Spring 2018 Special Issue entitled "Visual Sources of Late Ottoman History" is guest edited by Leyla Amzi-Erdoǧdular and Zeynep Çelik. This issue is divided into three main sections. Section one has two parts, the first of which consists of five articles and a short introduction on the use of visual sources in the late Ottoman period. The second part contains two additional scholarly articles. Section two consists of nine book reviews on a range of topics related to Ottoman and Turkish studies. JOTSA thanks the continued service of its dedicated book review editors, Metin Atmaca and Murat Yaşar. Section three consists of an interview by Mohammed Aldujayn with Erik-Jan Zürcher in February 2018.

JOTSA would like to express its appreciation to Indiana University Press and its staff for publishing and distributing the journal. JOTSA is now available online and in print. Plus all issues of the Turkish Studies Association Journal (TSAJ), the Turkish Studies Association Bulletin (TSAB), and the Turkish Studies Association Newsletter are now available on JSTOR. Additionally, we thank all the anonymous reviewers who have so willingly given of their time to peer-review this issue's articles. We understand that this is a sacrifice of precious time and sincerely appreciate their efforts in making this a high quality journal. As the editors, we would like to welcome and thank our JOTSA Graduate Assistant Editor, Sibel Karakoç, for her dedicated work. JOTSA's editors and editorial board wish to thank the Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) for its continued support of the journal in providing publication subvention funds, the Schoff Fund at the University Seminars at Columbia University for funding the added cost in publishing this issues' many images, and Binghamton University, SUNY which continues to support JOTSA generously with office space, a graduate assistantship, and server space to host the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association [End Page 1] website: We encourage all readers to visit the website and join OTSA or renew your membership. [End Page 2]



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