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Download E-books Survivors: An Oral History Of The Armenian Genocide PDF

By Donald E. Miller

Between 1915 and 1923, over a million Armenians died, sufferers of a genocidal crusade that remains denied via the Turkish executive. hundreds of thousands of alternative Armenians suffered torture, brutality, deportation. but their tale has bought scant consciousness. via interviews with 100 aged Armenians, Donald and Lorna Miller supply the "forgotten genocide" the listening to it merits. Survivors elevate very important concerns approximately genocide and approximately how humans deal with irritating event. a lot this is wrenchingly painful, but it additionally speaks to the power of the human spirit.

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Download E-books The Cambridge History of Turkey: Volume 2, The Ottoman Empire as a World Power, 1453-1603 PDF

Quantity 2 of The Cambridge historical past of Turkey examines the interval from the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 to the accession of Ahmed I in 1603. in this interval, the Ottoman Empire moved right into a new part of growth, rising within the 16th century as a dominant political participant at the global scene. With territory stretching round the Mediterranean from the Adriatic Sea to Morocco, and from the Caucasus to the Caspian Sea, the Ottomans reached the apogee in their army may well in a interval visible via many later Ottomans, and historians, as a golden age during which the country was once robust, the sultan's may unquestionable, and highbrow existence and the humanities flourishing. during this quantity, prime students check the massive enlargement of Ottoman energy and effervescence of the Ottoman highbrow and cultural international. additionally they examine the demanding situations that confronted the Ottoman kingdom, quite within the later interval, because the empire skilled fiscal crises, revolts and drawn-out wars.

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Download E-books La caída de Constantinopla: El fin del imperio bizantino (Historia) (Spanish Edition) PDF

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• Entender cómo se produce el declive del Imperio bizantino que lleva irremediablemente a los angeles caída de l. a. ciudad de Constantinopla, profundizando en el contexto político y social del momento
• Descubrir el papel que tuvieron en l. a. caída de Constantinopla el emperador bizantino Constantino XI y el sultán del Imperio otomano Mehmed II, así como sus tácticas para defender y tomar l. a. ciudad, respectivamente
• Analizar las consecuencias que tuvo los angeles batalla librada en Constantinopla, que nunca volvería a ser los angeles misma y que marcaría el fin de un imperio e incluso de una era

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Download E-books Ottoman Greeks in the Age of Nationalism: Politics, Economy, and Society in the Nineteenth Century PDF

This choice of essays derives from the 1989 Princeton convention on "The Social and financial historical past of the Greeks within the Ottoman Empire: The Greek Millet from the Tanzimat to the younger Turks." equipped together via this system in Hellenic stories and the dept of close to japanese reviews at Princeton college, this collecting introduced jointly for the 1st time ever top neohellenists and ottomanists, in addition to more youthful students of recent Greek background and Ottoman heritage, from Greece, Turkey, the us, and Western Europe.

The authors discover numerous subject matters: the multifaceted achievements of Ottoman Greeks as they won prominence within the political, fiscal, and social lifetime of the Ottoman Empire in the course of its final section; the tenuous dating of Ottoman Greeks to the newly proven country of Greece; and the advance of a Hellenic nationwide id within the context of the nationwide revolutions within the Balkans. Drawing parallels with the comparative reports of different ethnic teams within the empire, resembling the Jews and the Armenians, this quantity contributes to our knowing of recent Greek and Ottoman historical past and may entice students of jap Mediterranean peoples and cultures within the 19th century. participants contain: Charles Issawi, Elena Frangakis-Syrett, Alexis Alexandris, Resat Kasaba, Haris Exertzoglou, Richard Clogg, John Koliopoulos, Ilber Ortayli, Paraskevas Konortas, Thanos Veremis, and Catherine Boura.

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Download E-books The Aqquyunlu: Clan, Confederation, Empire (Revised and Expanded Edition) PDF

By John E. Woods

Following the Mongol invasion of the center East (ca. 1250), huge numbers of nomadic imperative Asian peoples moved into Syria, Iran, Iraq, and Anatolia. those demographic adjustments engendered a brand new social order during which conquered, sedentary populations have been governed by way of nomadic overlords. within the states that arose within the Mongol wake, political authority and nation association have been derived firstly from nomadic traditions and customs but swiftly turned amalgamated with Islamic legitimizing rules. whilst, Islamic and pseudo-Islamic well known spiritual firms, relatively militant, messianic hobbies started to unfold during the area. The century among the decline of the Mongol Il-Khanids and the statement of Ottoman keep watch over from the west and Safavid keep an eye on from Iran used to be hence one in all nice experimentation and innovation in political notion and severe political, army, and non secular competition. The background of the Aqquyunlu confederation (1378-1508) lies squarely inside of those geographic, chronological, and social parameters. whilst it was once initially released in 1976," THE AQQUYUNLU" was once the 1st examine of a sector and interval till then often disregarded as "apolitical" and culturally barren. lengthy unavailable, it really is nonetheless the first English-language paintings at the topic. It strains the Aqquyunlu upward push from extended family, via civil warfare, consolidation, and decline, drawing upon quite a lot of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish assets. the hot version recasts a few chapters, updates references, and accommodates contemporary study to mirror the continuing paintings of a senior pupil.

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Download E-books The History of the Seljuq State: A Translation with Commentary of the Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya (Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey) PDF

The Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya is among the key fundamental files at the heritage of Western Persia and Iraq within the eleventh and twelfth centuries. This publication presents an available English translation and remark at the textual content, making on hand to a brand new readership this significant paintings at the pre-modern heritage of the center East and the Turkish peoples.

The textual content is a chronicle of the Seljuq dynasty because it emerged in the Iranian lands within the eleventh and twelfth centuries, dominating the center jap lands, from Turkey and Syria to Iran and jap Afghanistan. in this formative interval within the relevant and japanese Islamic lands, they inaugurated a trend of Turkish political and army dominance of the center East and past, from Egypt to India, on occasion good into the twentieth century.

Shedding gentle on many differently imprecise features of the political background of the zone, the publication presents a extra distinct context for the political historical past of the broader region. As such, it is going to be of serious curiosity to students of center japanese heritage and is a vital addition to the prevailing literature at the Seljuq dynasty.

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Download E-books The Ottoman Empire and the World Around It (Library of Ottoman Studies) PDF

By Suraiya Faroqhi

In Islamic legislation the area used to be made of the home of Islam and the home of conflict with the Ottoman Sultan--the perceived successor to the Caliphs--supreme ruler of the Islamic global. although, Suraiya Faroqhi demonstrates that there has been no iron curtain among the Ottoman and different worlds yet really a customary community of diplomatic, monetary, cultural and spiritual connections. those prolonged to the empires of Asia and the trendy states of Europe. Faroqhi's e-book relies on an important learn of unique and early sleek assets, together with diplomatic files, commute and geographical writing, in addition to own debts.

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Download E-books Ottoman Puritanism and Its Discontents: Ahmad al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs) PDF

Ottoman Puritanism and Its Discontents: Ahmad al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis considers the emergence of a brand new activist Sufism within the Muslim international from the 16th century onwards, which emphasised own accountability for placing God's suggestions into perform. Mustapha Sheikh focuses particularly on advancements on the centre of the Ottoman Empire, but additionally considers either how they may were encouraged by way of the broader connections and engagements of realized and holy males and the way their effect could have been unfold from the Ottoman Empire to South Asia particularly. The rapid concentration is at the Qadizadeli movement which flourished in Istanbul from the 1620s to the 1680s and which inveighed opposed to corrupt students and heterodox Sufis. in the past this circulation has been obvious as proto-Wahhabi, proto-fundamentalist or another way retrograde. via learning the connection among Ahmad al-Rumi al-Aqhisari's magisterial Majalis al-abrar and Qadizadeli ideals, Sheikh areas either writer and the circulate in an Ottoman, Hanafi, and Sufi milieu. furthermore, the learn means that the impression of the Majalis
al-abrar at the Qadizadelis had the end result within the moment 1/2 the 17th century of accelerating the violence in their activists, a improvement which eventually resulted in their downfall.

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Download E-books Ataturk: The Biography of the Founder of Modern Turkey PDF

By Andrew Mango

In this significant new biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and the 1st to seem in English in accordance with Turkish resources, Andrew Mango strips away the parable, to teach the complexities of 1 of the main visionary, influential, and enigmatic statesmen of the centur

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk used to be almost unknown until eventually 1919, whilst he took the lead in thwarting the positive Allies' plan to partition the Turkish middle of the Ottoman Empire. He divided the Allies, defeated the final Sultan, and secured the territory of the Turkish nationwide kingdom, turning into the 1st president of the recent republic in 1923, quick growing his personal legend.

Andrew Mango's revealing portrait of Atatürk throws gentle on concerns of significant value today-resurgent nationalism, non secular fundamentalism, and the truth of democracy.

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