By: Palmer, Alan
John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1992
Seller ID: RWARE0000029935
Condition: Very Good/Very Good
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Like Charles II, the Sick Man of Europe was "an unconscionable time dying". Time and time again from the 17th century observers predicted the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, yet it outlived all its rivals. As late as 1910 it straddled three continents. This book offers an overview of the Ottoman Empire's decline from the failure to take Vienna in 1683 to the abolition of the Sultanate in 1922 by Mustafa Kemal, after a revolutionary upsurge of Turkish ... View More...