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The fall of the Ottomans : the Great War in the Middle East, Eugene Rogan

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The fall of the Ottomans : the Great War in the Middle East
Title
The fall of the Ottomans
Title remainder
the Great War in the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Rogan
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Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • In 1914 the Ottoman Empire was depleted of men and resources after years of war against Balkan nationalist and Italian forces. But as the powers of Europe slid inexorably toward war, the Middle East could not escape the vast and enduring consequences of one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. The Great War spelled the end of the Ottomans, unleashing powerful forces that would forever change the face of the Middle East. Here, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, uncovering the often ignored story of the region's crucial role in the conflict. Bolstered by German money, arms, and military advisors, the Ottomans took on the Russian, British, and French forces, and tried to provoke Jihad against the Allies in their Muslim colonies. Unlike the static killing fields of the Western Front, the war in the Middle East was fast-moving and unpredictable, with the Turks inflicting decisive defeats on the Entente in Gallipoli, Mesopotamia, and Gaza before the tide of battle turned in the Allies' favor. The postwar settlement led to the partition of Ottoman lands between the victorious powers, and laid the groundwork for the ongoing conflicts that continue to plague the modern Arab world. This book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the making of the modern Middle East.--From publisher description
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Rogan, Eugene L
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D566
LC item number
.R56 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Turkey
  • Military campaigns
  • Middle East
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
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The fall of the Ottomans : the Great War in the Middle East, Eugene Rogan
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-458) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A revolution and three wars, 1908-1913 -- The peace before the Great War -- A global call to arms -- Opening salvos : Basra, Aden, Egypt, and the Eastern Mediterranean -- Launching jihad : Ottoman campaigns in the Caucasus and the Sinai -- The assault on the Dardanelles -- The annihilation of the Armenians -- The Ottoman triumph at Gallipoli -- The invasion of Mesopotamia -- The siege of Kut -- The Arab revolt -- Losing ground : the fall of Baghdad, the Sinai, and Jerusalem -- From armistice to armistice -- The fall of the Ottomans
Control code
ocn914195460
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 485 pages
Isbn
9780465097425
Lccn
2015300788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914195460
Label
The fall of the Ottomans : the Great War in the Middle East, Eugene Rogan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-458) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A revolution and three wars, 1908-1913 -- The peace before the Great War -- A global call to arms -- Opening salvos : Basra, Aden, Egypt, and the Eastern Mediterranean -- Launching jihad : Ottoman campaigns in the Caucasus and the Sinai -- The assault on the Dardanelles -- The annihilation of the Armenians -- The Ottoman triumph at Gallipoli -- The invasion of Mesopotamia -- The siege of Kut -- The Arab revolt -- Losing ground : the fall of Baghdad, the Sinai, and Jerusalem -- From armistice to armistice -- The fall of the Ottomans
Control code
ocn914195460
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxvi, 485 pages
Isbn
9780465097425
Lccn
2015300788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914195460

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