World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Kouloughlis

Kuloughlis
Total population
~13 000 000
Regions with significant populations
Languages
Religion
Sunni Islam

Kouloughlis, also spelled Koulouglis,[1] Cologhlis and Qulaughlis (from Ottoman Turkish kuloğlu "children of slaves", kul "slave" + oğlu "son of") was a term used during the Ottoman period to designate the creole offspring of usually Turkish men and Arab women.[2][3][4]

The phrase comes from the fact that the rulers of the Ottoman Empire conquered much of Arab world and sent Turkish colonizers to Ottoman Algeria, Ottoman Egypt, Ottoman Libya, and Ottoman Tunisia. Unlike the Franco-Algerians (pieds-noirs) and the North African Jews, descendants of the Kouloughlis have largely integrated into their local societies after independence.

References

  1. ^ Britannica (2012), Koulougli, Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online 
  2. ^ Daumas 1943, 54.
  3. ^ Ruedy 2005, 39.
  4. ^ Lorcin 1999, 2.

See also

Bibliography

  • Boyer, Pierre (1970), "Le problème Kouloughli dans la régence d'Alger", Revue de l'Occident musulman et de la Méditerranée 8: 77–94 
  • Daumas, Eugène (1943), Women of North Africa: or "The Arab Woman", Indiana University Press,  .
  • Lorcin, Patricia M. E. (1999), Imperial Identities: Stereotyping, Prejudice and Race in Colonial Algeria, Indiana University Press,  .
  • Ruedy, John Douglas (2005), Modern Algeria: The Origins and Development of a Nation, Indiana University Press,  .
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.