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Between Old and New

The Ottoman Empire under Sultan Selim III, 1789-1807

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ISBN 9780674422773

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

535 pages


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  • Part I. Introduction: Prelude to Reform
    • I. Decline of the Ottoman Empire
    • II. Education of a Prince
  • Part II. War with Russia and Austria, 1787–1792
    • III. Origins of the War under Abd ul-Hamid I
    • IV. The Campaigns of 1787–1789
    • V. The Winter of 1789-90: Diplomatic Activities and Internal Developments
    • VI. The Campaign of 1790
    • VII. The Campaign of 1791 and the Conclusion´┐╝of Peace
  • Part III. The “New Order” of Selim III
    • VIII. Wartime Reforms, 1789–1792
    • IX. The Reformers
    • X. Military Reforms
    • XI. Technical Reforms
    • XII. Revival of the Ottoman Navy
    • XIII. Administrative, Economic, and Social Reforms
    • XIV. Window to the West
  • Part IV. Disintegration of the Empire: Internal Revolts and Foreign Wars, 1792–1807
    • XV. Disintegration of the Empire, 1792–1798
    • XVI. The Eastern Question, 1792–1798
    • XVII. The War of the Triple Alliance, 1798–1802
    • XVIII. Disintegration of the Empire, 1799–1806
    • XIX. The Eastern Question, 1802–1807
  • Part V. The Triumph of Reaction
    • XX. The Politics of Ottoman Reform
    • XXI. The Revolt
    • XXII. Epilogue: Mustafa IV and the Ottoman Reaction
    • XXIII. The Deposition of Mustafa IV
  • Appendix
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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