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Author Uyar, Mesut

Title A military history of the Ottomans : from Osman to Atatürk / Mesut Uyar and Edward J. Erickson

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International/ABC-CLIO, [2009]
 CCRI-Newport  UA812 .U89 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  UA812 .U89 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 379 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Early Middle Eastern military systems and the foundation of the Ottoman military, 1300-1453 -- Classical period, 1451-1606 -- Transformation and reform efforts, 1606-1826 -- Fighting for survival, 1826-1858 -- The beginning of the end, 1861-1918
Note This is a survey based on Ottoman and Turkish interpretations of how a nomadic society developed a professional military institution that would play a significant role in world history from 1300-1918. The book focuses the revolutions in military affairs and transformations that enabled the Ottomans to field an effective fighting machine
LC subject Turkey. Ordu -- History
Turkey -- History, Military
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
Add Author Erickson, Edward J., 1950-
ISBN 9780275988760 (hard copy : alk. paper)
0275988767 (hard copy : alk. paper)
9780313056031 (ebook)
031305603X (ebook)