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Ottoman Wars

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Contents 1. The Political Map of Eastern Europe circa 1700 2. The Ottoman System 3. From Prut to Belgrade:Illusions of Success & Failure 4. The Austrian-Russian-Ottoman Danube Waltz, 1768-1792 5. Selim III and the New Order 6. The Internal and External Challenges to Selim III 7. Mahmud II and the New Absolutism 8. The Auspicious Occasion and its Consequences 9. An Empire Returns to War 10. From Tanzimat to Crimean War 11. Completing the Northern Arc

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This book provides an account of the Ottoman Wars against the backdrop of local context and through the profiles of key figures.

About the Author

Virginia Aksan is Assistant Professor at McMaster University, Canada. She is passionate about recovering the lives and histories of the people who lived at the time of the Ottoman Empire and this was reflected in her first book, about an Ottoman ambassador, An Ottoman Statesman in War and Peace: Ahmed Resmi Efendi 1700-1783 (1995).

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