Voices From the Field (2021-12-15)

A New Publication on Wetlands and Reclamation Attempts in the Ottoman Period

Gygaia Projects

We are pleased to announce a new publication on wetlands and attempts at reclamation in the Ottoman period – including Lake Marmara, nearby Yemişçigöl, and other lakes in western Anatolia. See below for bibliographic details!

Çelik, Semih, and Christina Luke. 2021. “Of Wetlands and Reclamation Regimes: Climate Change, Social Upheaval, and Political Practice in Western Anatolia in the Long Nineteenth Century.” In Winds of Change: Environment and Society in Anatolia, edited by C. H. Roosevelt and J. Haldon, 251–276. Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) Series. Istanbul, Turkey: Koç University Press.

Look forward to more posts from Gygaia Projects soon!