Ottomans, Hungarians, and Habsburgs in Central Europe: The Military Confines in the Era of Ottoman Conquest

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Pál Fodor, Géza Dávid
BRILL, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 335 pages
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The Central European military frontier in the fifteenth-seventeenth centuries hides a treasure of military history information. This collective volume provides a fascinating overview to scholars and students interested in the paradigms of the history of frontiers, of imperial structures, and of early modern state finances. The first part of the book examines the birth and development of the Hungarian and Habsburg defence systems from their origins until their dissolution in the early eighteenth century. The second part focuses on the Ottoman military establishment in Hungary. Special emphasis has been put throughout on administration, finance, manpower problems, and aspects of the military revolution in the marches. The book is unique in its complex and comparative approach; no similar effort has yet been made concerning other areas of the Ottoman Empire.
  

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Contents

G6ZA PALFFY The Origins and Development of the Border
3
ANDRAs KUBINYI The Battle of SzavaszentdemeterNagyolaszi
71
J6ZSEF KELENIK The Military Revolution in Hungary
117
KLARAHEGYI The Ottoman Network of Fortresses in Hungary
163
GABOR ACOSTON The Costs of the Ottoman FortressSystem
195
Volunteers
229
GEZADAVID An Ottoman Military Career on the Hungarian
265
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
299
INDEX
315
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About the author (2000)

Pal Fodor, Ph.D. (1993) in History, is Senior Research Fellow, Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Associate Professor of Ottoman history, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Budapest-Piliscsaba. Geza David, Ph.D. (1985) in History, is Professor of Ottoman history and Chair of Turkic Studies, Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest.