The Fall of the Ottomans

Eugene Rogan's remarkable book recreates one of the most important but poorly understood fronts of the First World War.

The Fall of the Ottomans

The Fall of the Ottomans

The final destruction of the Ottoman Empire - one of the great epics of the First World War, from bestselling historian Eugene Rogan For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914 it had been drastically weakened and circled by numerous predators waiting to finish it off. Following the Ottoman decision to join the First World War on the side of the Central Powers the British, French and Russians hatched a plan to finish the Ottomans off: an ambitious and unprecedented invasion of Gallipoli... Eugene Rogan's remarkable new book recreates one of the most important but poorly understood fronts of the First World War. Despite fighting back with great skill and ferocity against the Allied onslaught and humiliating the British both at Gallipoli and in Mesopotamia (Iraq), the Ottomans were ultimately defeated, clearing the way for the making, for better or worse, of a new Middle East which has endured to the present.

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The Fall of the Ottomans
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Eugene Rogan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-26 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The final destruction of the Ottoman Empire - one of the great epics of the First World War, from bestselling historian Eugene Rogan For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914
The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Alan Palmer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-19 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Like Charles II, the sick man of Europe was 'an unconscionable time dying.' Time and time again from the seventeenth century observers predicted the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, yet it outlived all its rivals. As late as 1910 it straddled three continents. Unlike the Romanovs, Hohenzollerns or Habsburgs, the
The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: Charles River Charles River Editors
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-21 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

*Includes pictures *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading In terms of geopolitics, perhaps the most seminal event of the Middle Ages was the successful Ottoman siege of Constantinople in 1453. The city had been an imperial capital as far back as the 4th century, when Constantine the
The Fall of Constantinople
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Ruth Tenzer Feldman
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-15 - Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Examines how the fall of Constantinople to the Turkish Ottomans in 1453 marked the official end of the Byzantine Empire.
The Fall of the Ottomans
Language: en
Pages: 485
Authors: Eugene L. Rogan
Categories: Electronic book
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

Evaluates the impact of World War I on the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East as a whole, explaining the region's less-understood but essential contributions to the war and the establishment of present-day conflicts.

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