Temettuat books, which are kept on the basis of settlements close to the center of the Ottoman geography, are important documents that shed light on social and economic life. Household records of accidents and villages were kept, and a fair tax system was tried to be applied by determining the assets of the individuals and paying taxes according to the income of each household. The records kept contributed to having knowledge and ideas in many social and cultural issues in the light of economic information. Significant information about the names, titles, nicknames, professions and population characteristics of household heads who were subject to tax in Akdag District was reached. In this study, based on the records in the Temettuat notebooks kept in 1844-1845, social life was examined in Akdağ District in the mid-19th century.
Ottoman Empire, Temettuat Registers, Akdağ, Social life