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JOTSA’s Spring 2017 Special Issue entitled “Crime, Punishment, and Social Control in the Late Ottoman Empire” is guest edited by Ufuk Adak. This issue is divided into two main sections. Section one has two parts, the first of which consists of seven articles and a short introduction representing the burgeoning field of study crime, punishment, and social control during the last century of the empire’s existence. The second part contains two additional scholarly articles. Section two consists of five 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, William Blair, and Murat Yaşar. 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) and the Turkish Studies Association Bulletin (TSAB) 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 thank JOTSA’s Graduate Assistant Editor, Burak Başaranlar, for his remarkable work. JOTSA’s editors and editorial board wish to thank the Institute of Turkish Studies for its continued support of the journal in providing publication subvention funds 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 website: We Introduction 2 The Editors encourage all readers to visit the website and join OTSA or renew your membership. Kent F. Schull (Editor) Robert Zens (Managing Editor) Ufuk Adak (Guest Editor) ...


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