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 other millets Although not always recognized officially within the millet
structure , at least not until the end of the Empire , various Christian groups were
de facto millets . These included Nestorians , Syrian Orthodox , and Maronites .
Ethnic groups in large empires began to crave separate states of their own . The
nationalist creed called for a people and a state to come together a separate
state for each ethnic group . Like many other philosophies , nationalism came to
The nationalism of other ethnic groups Nationalism developed more slowly
among Arab Muslims than among the non - Arab Christian minorities , just as it
had among the Turks . The Arabs were part of an Islamic Empire , just as they
had been ...
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