Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205015822016Nomads, Residents and States in Near AgesElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is comprehension historical process which ancient peoples of the Caucasus and Turkestan experienced and spending sociological changes.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Abdullah TEMİZKAN
Learning Outcomes
1While graduate is analyzing the phases of the history of the Caucaus can interpret the socio-economic and strategic dimensions of these phases within the framework of causal loyalties.(3, 6)
2Graduates with a desire to create a continuous learning is a wonder of the Caucasus can add new information about the history of their research to the science of history. (8, 12)
3While graduates research and bring about scientific text in the field, they can support Caucaus History area with reliable informations considering ethic rules that they work on (14)
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, will be given to formation of ethnic structure of the Caucasus and Turkestan. In this context, matter of mixture of ethnos construction of new nations will be discussed in the framework of major teories. The life style of the people of the regions concerned will be examined in the context of similarities. Nomadic life style and advantages of this lifestyle will be dealed with. It will be focused on causes of transition to settled life of nomadic and semi-nomadic communities. The reasons creating Nomadic-settled voltage will be examined. Soverign state mentality in Turkestan, relationships of these states with nomadic and settled peoples will be discussed in the context of historical examples. Relations with the rest of the world and the knowledge production process will be discussed. How to take a stand against the great power will be evaluated in the context of discourse.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Major teories related to formation of ethnos will be examined.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
2How were composed of the ethnic structures in the Caucasus and Turkestan will be discussed in the light of relevant theoryTeoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
3Lifestyles in these regions will be dealed with. Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
4These life styles which experienced in the Caucasus and Turkestan will be discussed in the light of hisdorical, sociolgical and antropologic data.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
5Teory of Nomadic steppe Culture and strengths and weaknesses of these theories will be discussed. Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
6It will be focused on İbn Haldun and his “asabiyya teory”Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
7Deleuze and Quattari’s “war machine teory” will be evaluated.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
8Texts will be read related to voltage of nomadic-settled and nomadic-state.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
9Midterm ExamTeoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
10Relationships between Turkestan Khanetes will be dealed witth.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
11Daily life and transformation of city in Turkestan will be evaluated.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
12Relationships of Turkestan cities and nomadic tribes with silkroad will be focused on.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
13It will be read related to Russian invasion in Turkestan; relationships of Russians with khanets and Turkish tribes.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
14Animism, Manichaeism, Buddhism and Islam will be emphasized in terms of human-nature relationship.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
15A film or documantary about “nomadic stepe culture will be watched and examined.Teoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
16Final ExamTeoritical course, reading, narration and discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
-İbn Haldun, Mukaddime 3 Cilt, Çev. Zakir Kadirî Ugan, İstanbul 1991. -Jill Deleuze-Felix Quattari, Kapitalizm ve Şizofreni I, -Göçebebilimin İncelemesi: Savaş Makinası, Çev. Ali Akay, İstanbul 1990. Michel Maffesoli, Göçebelik Üzerine İnisiyatik Bir Boşluk, İstanbul 2008. -Masatake Matsubara, Göçebeliğin Dünyası, Çev. Kiyotaka Sugihara, Ankara 2012. Yves Lacoste, İbn Haldun:tarih Biliminin Doğuşu, Çev.Mehmet Sert, İstanbul 2012. Bahaeddin Ögel, Türk Kültür Tarihine Giriş 9 Cilt, Ankara 1991. -Kâşgarlı Mahmud, Divan-ı Lügati’t-Türk, İstanbul 2009. -Yusuf Has Hacib, Kutadgu Bilig, Aktaran: Reşit Rahmetî Arat, İstanbul 2006. -Orhan Şaik Gökyay, Dede Korkut Hikayeleri, İstanbul 2006. -Ahmet Taşağıl, Çin Kaynaklarına Göre Eski Türk Boyları, Ankara 2014. -Ebu Bekr Muhammed b. Ca’fer en-Narşahî, Çev. Erkan Göksu, Ankara 2013. -Konuralp Ercilasun, Tarihin Derinliklerinden 19. Yüzyıla Kâşgar, Ankara 2013. -İsmail Taş, Türk Düşüncesinde Kozmogoni-Kozmoloji,Konya 2002. Mehmet Saray, Osmanlı Devleti ile Türkistan Hanlıkları Arasındaki Siyasî Münasebetler (1775-1875), Ankara 1994. Nizâmü’l-Mülk, Siyasetnâme, Çev. Mehmet Altay Köymen, Ankara 2013. Gamirzan Devletşin, Türk Tatar Kültür Tarihi, Çev. Albina Tuzlu, Ankara 2013. Christopher I. Beckwith, İpek Yolu İmparatorlukları, Çev. Kürşat Yıldırım, Ankara 2011. Dursun Yıldız, Orta Asya’nın Stratejik Suları, İstanbul 2012. Dursun Yıldız, Orta Asya’daki Saatli Bomba: Su Sorunu, İstanbul 2012. Osman Yorulmaz, Geçmişten Günümüze Kanglı Türkleri, İstanbul 2012. Osman Yorulmaz, Kazak Türkleri ile Çarlık Rusyası Arasındaki Siyasi İlişkiler, Ankara 2013. Aydın Taneri, Türk Devlet Geleneği, İstanbul 1997. Viktor Butanayev-İrina Butanayeva, Aktaran: yaşar Gümüş, İstanbul 2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11616
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14342
Seminar14228
Reading14114
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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