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The Ottoman Peoples And The End Of Empire Justin McCarthy

The Ottoman Peoples And The End Of Empire

Justin McCarthy

Published April 12th 2001
ISBN : 9780340706565
Hardcover
234 pages
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The Ottoman empire collapsed as a direct result of military defeat in World War I. But the proximate cause should not cloud other issues that led to its demise. A major threat to the security of Christendom until the 16th century, and a European asMoreThe Ottoman empire collapsed as a direct result of military defeat in World War I. But the proximate cause should not cloud other issues that led to its demise. A major threat to the security of Christendom until the 16th century, and a European as well as Eastern power until the 20th century, the Ottoman empire had become known by the 19th century as the sick man of Europe. How valid is the sobrique? What forces were at work within the empire promoting cohension and economic, social, and political progress? Beyond the collapse itself, what did the successor states owe to their predecessor - both in terms of possibilities and problems bequeathed?