History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Vol. II: Reform, Revolution and Republic: The Rise of Modern Turkey, 1808-1975

In This Review

History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Vol. II: Reform, Revolution and Republic: The Rise of Modern Turkey, 1808-1975

By Stanford J. Shaw and Ezel Kural Shaw
Cambridge University Press, 1977
518 pp.
Purchase

The second volume of a monumental history of the Ottoman Empire. The authors use a wealth of hitherto buried material from the archives in Istanbul where Stanford Shaw has been a pioneer scholar. The book is at its best in covering the 19th century, as the republican period gets but a short conventional summary.

More Reviews on Middle East From This Issue

Browse All Capsule Reviews

Related Articles

This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Click here to learn more.

Continue