The Ottoman Empire: the classical age, 1300-1600

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Aristide D. Caratzas, 1989 - History - 257 pages
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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Halil Inalcik has written an interesting, if basic, history on the Ottoman Empire. The book is broken up into four parts, being an outline on Ottoman History, the inner workings of the state, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aasem Bakhshi - Goodreads

It is an achievement to compress so much knowledge in so few pages while being critical and avoiding final conclusive judgements. Obviously, the book lacked in details but it was just meant to provide ... Read full review

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an outl1ne of ottoman h1story 13001600
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The Origins of the Ottoman State
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From Frontier Principality to Empire 13541402
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About the author (1989)

A prominent scholar in Middle Eastern history for nearly half a century, Halil Inalcik was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Ankara in 1942. He taught at his alma mater from 1943 to 1972, when he accepted a professorship in Middle Eastern history at the University of Chicago, where he was professor emeritus. An authority on the Ottoman-Turkish period, particularly in the field of social and economic history, Inalcik lectured widely at major universities and international conferences and has written numerous articles and books in both Turkish and English.

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