The Ottoman Empire: From Beginning to End (First Balkan War -…

The Ottoman Empire: From Beginning to End (First Balkan War – Gallipoli 1915 – Russo-Turkish War – Crimean War – Battle of Vienna)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Date: 2016-03-13
ISBN-10: 1523947772
ISBN-13: 9781523947775
Language: English
Pages: 34
Added: 2018-11-18 23:46:12

A History from Beginning to End
The modern Turkish state is one of the premiere powers in the Middle East. She possesses a formidable army and has important relationships and alliances with Western and European powers through her membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). However, many in the West are totally unaware that Turkey, in the very recent past, was the homeland to one of the most enigmatic and powerful empires in history: the Ottoman Empire. – List of Sultans – People of the Steppe – Foundation of Bones – War Machine – Coup d’├ętats, Corruption, Janissaries, and Decline – Betting on the Wrong Horse – Autopsy of an Empire The images that are evoked when one speaks of the Ottomans in the west is without fail Muslims in prayer, harems of exotic women, eunuch guards, lavish palaces and colourful fashions. All these things, without doubt, were indeed part and parcel of the Ottoman society and their royal court. Conversely, this is an extremely narrow view. Here we will dive into their world, their history, and their society. We do this to better understand the world’s last great old world empire. The rise and fall of the Ottoman juggernaut informs and influences the Middle East to this day. Show more Show less 85ad90564f9cb2dd733a610bf1dc94cb