By Douglas A. Howard

protecting the complete historical past of the Ottoman Empire, from its genesis in post-Mongol Eurasia to its dissolution after the nice conflict in Europe, this textbook takes a holistic process, contemplating the Ottoman worldview - what it used to be, the way it got here jointly, and the way it fell aside. Douglas A. Howard stresses the the most important position of the Ottoman sultans and their prolonged loved ones, discusses the evolution of the empire's economic version, and analyzes favourite works of Ottoman literature, emphasizing spirituality, the notice of house and time, and feelings, migration, violence, sickness, and catastrophe. Following how humans spent their time, their attitudes in the direction of authority, how they made their funds, and their humorousness and feel of attractiveness, this illustrated textbook is a necessary source for graduate and complex undergraduate, classes at the heritage of the Ottoman Empire, the center East, Islamic historical past, and the background of japanese Europe. The publication contains over 80 illustrations, maps and textboxes.

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