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History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 12th 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 29th 1976)
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This volume (Vol 1) covers the history of the Ottoman Empire up to the Tanzimat period (1280-1808). Insights provided into the administration, military, and social structure of the Empire is outstanding. When it comes to information on the Ottoman architecture, the most visible legacy of that bygone era to this day (mosques, palaces, hamams, and others), is conspicuously absent from the book even though cultural developments on literature and poetry are covered in some detail. A most valuable so ...more
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American historian, best known for his works on the late Ottoman Empire, Turkish Jews, and the early Turkish Republic.

Shaw and his Turkish wife Ezel Kural deny that there was an genocide of Armenians, and claim that the Armenians just were removed from the war zone along the Russian border.

Shaw nowadays teaches at the private Bilkent University in Turkey.

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