• Home
  • Turkey
  • A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu

A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire by M. Şükrü Hanioğlu

By M. Şükrü Hanioğlu

At the flip of the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire straddled 3 continents and encompassed impressive ethnic and cultural range one of the anticipated thirty million humans dwelling inside its borders. It was once might be the main cosmopolitan country within the world--and in all likelihood the main risky. A short historical past of the overdue Ottoman Empire now supplies students and basic readers a concise historical past of the past due empire among 1789 and 1918, turbulent years marked by means of impressive social change.

relocating previous typical remedies of the topic, M. Sükrü Hanioglu emphasizes extensive ancient developments and procedures greater than unmarried occasions. He examines the imperial fight to centralize amid robust competition from neighborhood rulers, nationalist and different teams, and overseas powers. He seems heavily on the socioeconomic alterations this fight wrought and addresses the Ottoman reaction to the demanding situations of modernity. Hanioglu indicates how this heritage is not just necessary to comprehending smooth Turkey, yet is crucial to the histories of Europe and the realm. He brings Ottoman society marvelously to existence in all its facets--cultural, diplomatic, highbrow, literary, army, and political--and he mines imperial documents and different files from the interval to explain it because it truly was once, now not because it has been portrayed in postimperial nationalist narratives. A short heritage of the overdue Ottoman Empire is a must-read for a person looking to comprehend the legacy left during this empire's ruins--a legacy the realm nonetheless grapples with today.

Show description

Read or Download A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire PDF

Similar turkey books

Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective

This ebook is a comparative examine of imperial association and sturdiness that assesses Ottoman successes in addition to disasters opposed to these of alternative empires with comparable features. Barkey examines the Ottoman Empire's social association and mechanisms of rule at key moments of its background, emergence, imperial institutionalization, home improvement, and transition to countryside, revealing how the empire controlled those moments, tailored, and avoided crises and what alterations made it rework dramatically.

A Military History of Modern Egypt: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Ramadan War

Egypt has one of many oldest civilizations and proudest nationwide histories on the planet, yet such a lot army histories deal with it as an insignificant battleground for different nice imperial powers similar to the Ottoman Empire, the French, and the British. In a full of life and stirring narrative, this paintings tells the untold tale of the Egyptian event.

Women and the City, Women in the City: A Gendered Perspective on Ottoman Urban History

An try to demonstrate, get well and think again the jobs, positions, and activities of Ottoman ladies, this quantity reconsiders the negotiations, alliances, and organization of ladies in saying themselves within the public area in overdue- and post-Ottoman towns. Drawing on varied theoretical backgrounds and numerous resource fabrics, from courtroom documents to memoirs to interviews, the participants to the quantity reconstruct the lives of those ladies in the city sphere.

Erdogan. Die Biographie

Recep Tayyip Erdogan ist eine der schillerndsten Figuren auf der internationalen politischen Bühne. Er führte die Türkei in eine nie dagewesene section der Stabilität und des wirtschaftlichen Aufschwungs. Unter seiner Regierung bewegte sie sich immer weiter in Richtung Europa. Er führt aber auch einen rücksichtslosen Kampf gegen politische Gegner und kritische Medien und initiiert die Reislamisierung der Türkei.

Additional info for A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 32 votes