Author(s): Yakup KARATA?
Ottoman History in the XVIIIth century is considered to need to be enlightened from many aspects. In addition to the political events, the studies concerning the social and economic structure of the Ottoman country in this era are very limited in numbers as well. The relations between the structures in the provincial, society and governmental mechanisms and the state in the era discussed as period of regression become more of an issue. In a setting where central authority was having critical times, power groups raised in the provincial, and Russia and Iran related threats rose, the solutions claimed by the Ottoman administrator aristocrats to rule the provincial come into prominence. The extent of these relations includes more significant authenticity in a sanjak such as Bayezid Sanjak, which is consisting of active social groups, administrated as ‘yurtluk-ocakl?k’ and facing the challenges being on the borderline.