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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One can theorize that the nomads themselves saw that the business of nomad
raiding was less and less likely to be a long - term career . As the Ottoman
Empire began to reach geographical limits in Europe and come up against strong
Great Britain shared much of the philosophy of mercantilism , even though it
depended more on the entrepreneurship of its merchants and less on state
control . It too used the power of the government to advance the cause of trade .
Laws ( the ...
Cancer was less a cause of death than today : most people did not live long
enough for cancer to develop . Causes of death in rural areas were doubtless
somewhat different from in cities , but there is little evidence of what peasants
died from .
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Origins of the Turks to 1281
The First Ottomans 12811446 33 2 The First Ottomans 12811446
The Ottoman Classical Age 14461566
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