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Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire

Author: Gábor Ágoston; Bruce Alan Masters
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2009.
Series: Facts on File library of world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Ottoman Turks, a displaced people forced into northwestern Asia Minor in the 13th century by invading Mongols, founded one of the largest empires in world history. Their strategic geographic position, military conquests, and visionary leaders all contributed to the development of the Ottoman regime as a formidable force. The Ottomans maintained control of their Eurasian and North African territories for nearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gábor Ágoston; Bruce Alan Masters
ISBN: 9780816062591 0816062595
OCLC Number: 227205977
Description: xxxvi, 650 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Facts on File library of world history.
Responsibility: [edited by] Gábor Ágoston, Bruce Masters.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1194254x

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Once stretching from Vienna in the north to Iraq and Yemen in the south, the Ottoman Empire has played an integral role in the history of Eurasia and the Middle East. This title provides an overview  Read more...
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