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  • Ottoman Age Of Exploration Summary

    Giancarlo Casale’s The Ottoman Age of Exploration makes it a point to introduce the concept of global politics to the study of the Age of Exploration and early modern Ottoman history. Giancarlo Casale is currently a professor at the University of Minnesota and specializes in the history of the early modern Ottoman Empire. Casale main purpose in this text was to provide a cohesive narration of the Ottoman Age of Exploration. Casale makes the important distinction that the European age of exploration was not the only significant narrative to be examined for this period of exploration for trade, new goods and new trade routes. Casale also wanted to demonstrate the way that the “Ottomans of the 16th century were able to create a new integrated…

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  • Captain Crownsworth's Diary: If The Turks Doesn T Get Home

    Most of the officers seem to be at a loss for words as to why he’s taking us to Kut, when Basra is clearly the better place to withstand a siege. I don’t know much about military strategy, but I feel like camping in the middle of the desert isn’t the best idea when we get all of our supplies from the sea. At Basra at least we could be resupplied and be evacuated if the need arose, but I suppose Townshend knows what he’s doing. Then again, after the debacle at Ctesiphon last week, I don’t think I…

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  • How Did Abdulhamid 2 Influence His Government

    Life as an Ottoman Subject During the Reign of Sultan Abdulhamid II: The Resurrection of a Constitution The power of the Ottoman Sultan knew no bounds, and the consequences of Abdulhamid II’s poor authority were felt by everyone but the Sultan. Anyone who supported the 1876 Ottoman Constitution was not an aid to the Sultan either which can be seen by the fact that he revoked the Constitution’s power early in his reign. All levels of people were affected by the Sultan’s expectations and actions,…

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  • Ottoman Empire Case Study

    Ottoman Empire It was an empire created in 1299 by Turks. Spielvogel noted that the Ottoman Empire has occupied southeastern Europe in the seventeenth century, while it has lost several piece of territory, such as Slovenia and Hungary, during its expansion to the Austrian Empire (661). It experienced the further downfall by the beginning of the 18th century. With its gradually destruction, many European countries expressed strong interests on its territory. It should be studied today because the…

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  • Collective Violence In Ancient Egypt

    authoritarian rule. As with any country, especially one that’s been around in one form or another for so long, there have been many periods of turmoil and violence along the way that make Egypt an unfortunately excellent case study of the phenomenon of collective violence. To keep a modern focus on Egypt’s run ins with collective violence it makes the most sense to start with Egypt’s unique experience under the Ottoman Empire and move forward from there. Looking at the significant events within…

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  • Compare And Contrast Ottoman And Mongol Empires

    The Mongol and the Ottoman empires used similar techniques while taking over and controlling civilizations because of an underlying common theme within expanding empires, however, aspects involving specific methods and level of association with their conquered set them apart. In the conquest for overall power over the people of the world, the Mongols stretched their empire across most of Eurasia, and also arose conflicts that are now considered ancient world wars. The Ottoman Empires rule…

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  • Differences Between The Ottoman And Mughal Empires

    Introduction As turkish empires the Ottoman and Mughal Empires share many political beliefs and ideals. Arguably the best way compare and contrast the ideals and beliefs of the empires is to look at policies they enact. To help understand the political ideals and beliefs two specific policies of the Ottoman and Mughal which similar in during their conception evolved throughout the reign of the empires. It should be noted that both empires faced different threats and obstacles, and how they…

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  • Essay About Safavids

    Persia (Iran ) , Headquartered in Safavid Empire , was likely a descendant of the Persian Kurdish Safavid from 1501 1736 Members of the ruling dynasties rains / rained most of the bark of southwest Asia and Safaviyya - injection Shiite dominated the unique order of Islam . In fact , it is converted to Shia Islam in Iran in the Shiite Safavid Empire established diplomatic relations forced the Sunni , Shah Ismail was one of three founders . In height , as well as the Safavid dynasty in Iran now ,…

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  • Summary: Cultural Transference Via Mongol Means

    the Middle East and replicated further still by his successors later on. In regards to the successors Ogedei (R.1229-1241) who succeeded Genghis after his death in 1227 C.E. continued where his father left off in both expansion of empire and proliferation of culture. During his reign he made immense inroads for the Mongol Empire, both defeating completely the Western Xia and the Northern Jin dynasty of China. After which using the Silk road captured in his father’s time launched massive invasion…

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  • The Mughal Empire: Nomads Of The Asian Steppe

    rest of China. Kublai Khan founded the Yuan Dynasty, which lasted less than a century. Even after becoming emperor, Kublai Khan tolerated Chinese culture. This, amongst other things, made him one of China’s greatest emperors. Mongol Rule in China: Due to their differences, the Mongols lived separately from the Chinese and obeyed different laws. High government officers were all Mongols or foreigners while the local Chinese officials were mostly Chinese. The Mongol Peace and Kublai Khan’s…

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