GABOR AGOSTON GUNS FOR THE SULTAN PDF

Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire. Front Cover. Gábor Ágoston. Cambridge University Press. These early guns, however, were too small and too imperfect to cause any significant physical ; Gábor Ágoston, “Ottoman Artillery and European Military. Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire. By Gábor Ágoston. New York: Cambridge University Press,

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Agoston’s book is the first to examine the weapons technology and armaments industries of the Ottoman empire, the only Islamic empire that threatened Europe on its own territory in the Gunpowder Age. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It goes on to suggest why Ottoman military capabilities declined in the eighteenth century. However, the extent to which the new generation of scholarship is beginning to change has been shown by Edward J. thf

Return to Book Page. Indeed, while the Ottoman Empire has long been celebrated for having been a military superpower, the tangible structure on which its success was achieved — its weapons production industry- has never been adequately investigated. Want to Read saving…. Gunpowder technology and the Ottomans.

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Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire by Gabor Agoston

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. One example of the snafus typically encountered occurred in Izmir inwhere the nearby villages had been tasked with producing large amounts of saltpeter. To ask other readers questions about Guns for the Sultanplease sign up.

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Aggoston for the Sultan: Guns for the Sultan: Cambridge University PressMar 24, – History – pages.

Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire

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