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The Great Cauldron

A History of Southeastern Europe

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$39.95 • £28.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674983922

Publication Date: 06/10/2019

Academic Trade

736 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

41 photos, 7 maps


  • List of Maps*
  • Introduction
  • 1. Southeastern Europe before 1500
  • 2. Rise of the Ottoman Empire
  • 3. Challenges of the Ancien Régime
  • 4. The Age of Global Revolutions
  • 5. Toward the Nation-State
  • 6. Imperialism and Crisis
  • 7. From the Balkan Wars to the Second World War
  • 8. Globalization and Fragmentation
  • Conclusion: Southeastern Europe and the World
  • Chronology
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • Map 0.1. Southeastern Europe in 2018
    • Map 1.1. Southeastern Europe in 1200
    • Map 2.1. Ottoman expansion
    • Map 2.2. Southeastern Europe in 1475
    • Map 2.3. The Ottoman world of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha
    • Map 3.1. Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire
    • Map 7.1. Southeastern Europe in 1930

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