A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk

A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk


A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk (Praeger Security International) [Read] ➬ A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk (Praeger Security International) Author Mesut Uyar – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The Ottoman Army had a significant effect on the history of the modern world and particularly on that of the Middle East and Europe This study, written by a Turkish and an American scholar, is a revis The Ottoman Army had History of Kindle Ð a significant effect on the history of the modern world and particularly on that of the Middle East and Europe This study, written by a Turkish and an American scholar, is a revision and corrective to western accounts A Military MOBI :Ú because it is based on Turkish interpretations, rather than European interpretations, of events As the world s dominant military machine fromto the mids, the Ottoman Army led the way in military institutions, organizational structures, technology, and tactics In decline thereafter, it nevertheless remained Military History of PDF/EPUB ¾ a considerable force to be counted in the balance of power throughFrom its nomadic origins, it underwent revolutions in military affairs as well as several transformations which enabled it to compete on favorable terms with the best of armies of the day This study tracks the growth of the Ottoman Army as a professional institution from the perspective of the Ottomans themselves, by using previously untapped Ottoman source materials Additionally, the impact of important commanders and the role of politics, as these affected the army, are examined The study concludes with the Ottoman legacy and its effect on the Republic and modern Turkish ArmyThis is a study survey that combines an introductory view of this subject with fresh and original reference level information Divided into distinct periods, Uyar and Erickson open with a brief overview of the establishment of the Ottoman Empire and the military systems that shaped the early military patterns The Ottoman army emerged forcefully induring the siege of Constantinople and became a dominant social and political force for nearly two hundred years following Mehmed s capture of the city When the army began to show signs of decay during the mid seventeenth century, successive Sultans actively sought to transform the institution that protected their power The reforms and transformations that began frist in successfully preserved the army until the outbreak of the Ottoman Russian War inThough the war was brief, its impact was enormous as nationalistic and republican strains placed increasing pressure on the Sultan and his army until, finally, in , those strains proved too great to overcome By , Mustafa Kemal Atat rk emerged as the leader of a unified national state ruled by a new National Parliament As Uyar and Erickson demonstrate, the old army of the Sultan had become the army of the Republic, symbolizing the transformation of a dying empire to the new Turkish state make clear that throughout much of its existence, the Ottoman Army was an effective fighting force with professional military institutions and organizational structures.

    A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk study tracks the growth of the Ottoman Army as a professional institution from the perspective of the Ottomans themselves, by using previously untapped Ottoman source materials Additionally, the impact of important commanders and the role of politics, as these affected the army, are examined The study concludes with the Ottoman legacy and its effect on the Republic and modern Turkish ArmyThis is a study survey that combines an introductory view of this subject with fresh and original reference level information Divided into distinct periods, Uyar and Erickson open with a brief overview of the establishment of the Ottoman Empire and the military systems that shaped the early military patterns The Ottoman army emerged forcefully induring the siege of Constantinople and became a dominant social and political force for nearly two hundred years following Mehmed s capture of the city When the army began to show signs of decay during the mid seventeenth century, successive Sultans actively sought to transform the institution that protected their power The reforms and transformations that began frist in successfully preserved the army until the outbreak of the Ottoman Russian War inThough the war was brief, its impact was enormous as nationalistic and republican strains placed increasing pressure on the Sultan and his army until, finally, in , those strains proved too great to overcome By , Mustafa Kemal Atat rk emerged as the leader of a unified national state ruled by a new National Parliament As Uyar and Erickson demonstrate, the old army of the Sultan had become the army of the Republic, symbolizing the transformation of a dying empire to the new Turkish state make clear that throughout much of its existence, the Ottoman Army was an effective fighting force with professional military institutions and organizational structures."/>
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  • A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk (Praeger Security International)
  • Mesut Uyar
  • English
  • 01 March 2019

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10 thoughts on “A Military History of the Ottomans: From Osman to Atatürk (Praeger Security International)

  1. Alastair Woodward Alastair Woodward says:

    I found this book to be exactly what I was looking for A lot of Ottoman history books try to cover a scope that ends up being too large given the subject matter I found the book well structured and concise and very focused on the military evolution and developments over the life of the Empire but at the same time the authors avoided getting bogged down in any one particular period My only comment would be that it would have been helpful to have some additional maps included on the military ca I found this book to be exactly what I was looking for A lot of Ottoman history books try to cover a scope that ends up being too large given the subject matter I found the book well structured and concise and very focused on the military evolution and developments over the life of the Empire but at the same time the authors avoided getting bogged down in any one particular period My only comment would be that it would have been helpful to have some additional maps included on the military campaigns that were covered in the most detail which would have provided some useful graphic background to what were complicated wars particularly the wars with Russia and the Balkan campaigns in the nineteenth century and the multi front challenges the Empire faced in the First World War Overall, thoroughly enjoyed the book

  2. ömer ömer says:

    Baz b l mleri revizyonist tarih anlay yla yaz lm , b t nc l bir Osmanl kurumsal askeri tarihi kitab Konu sava lar zerinden de il kurumsal yap ve de i imler zerinden i leniyor zellikle Osmanl da paral asker olgusu, 17 yy da ordudaki d n m, 19 yy da profesyonel subay s n f olu turma abalar gibi konular olduk a g zel incelenmi Genel Osmanl tarih yaz m nda oldu u gibi 18 yy d nemi bu kitapta da olduk a zay f Buna ra men i ledi i konuda b yle kapsaml ba ka bir eser yok.

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