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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Survival of the Empire The Ottoman Empire was by no means doomed in 1699 .
Looking back at the turn of the eighteenth century one can say that the Empire
was on the road to extinction . Ultimate destruction would not have appeared to
An Introductory History to 1923 Justin McCarthy. and Germany were each ...
Ethnic groups in large empires began to crave separate states of their own . ...
Like many other philosophies , nationalism came to the Ottoman Empire from
Those who wished for greater democracy in the Empire naturally looked to the
two great democracies as models . Moreover , the ' Western ' education of
members of the Ottoman bureaucracy and intellectuals had usually in reality
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