The Ottoman Turks: An Introductory History to 1923
Longman, 1997 - 406 pages
Justin McCarthy's introductory survey traces the whole history of the Ottoman Turks from their obscure beginnings in central Asia, through the establishment and rise of the Ottoman Empire to its collapse after World War One under the pressures of nationalism. Vividly illustrated with many maps, this introductory overview is designed for non-specialists but is written with great authority and with access to original sources. It fills an important gap for an authoritative but accessible account of the rise of one of the world's great civilizations.
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The central government kept control by changing governors often , sending spies to watch over governors who might revolt or keep too much of the tax ...
When autonomous Ottoman governors , local notables , or tribes fought to fill a power vacuum crops were destroyed , villages were destroyed , and people ...
Beylerbeyis ( governors - general ) were appointed over the sancakbeyis in Anatolia and the Balkans . The Ottoman provinces with large Turkish populations ...
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