NEW PUBLICATION: The Ottoman Empire


Today the hot spot of unrest is Syria, the repercussions of which are reverberating across the Western world. From the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in early 2011, it has been estimated that by February 2016, the total number of deaths due to the war stood at some 470,000 (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights). Internally displaced persons are given as over 7,600,000 with over 4,000,000 people made refugees (United Nations Commissioner for Refugees).

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NEW PUBLICATION  The Ottoman Empire

This book begins with the arrival of the Turkic tribes into Anatolia in the 13th Century and covers the main events up to and including the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire in 1923.

The final part of the book explores the link between today’s conflicts in the Middle East and the peace process following the First World War. A better understanding of this last period could help people make more sense of the complex situation in the Middle East today.

The book is written in a clear and accessible style with useful maps to help the reader navigate through what is a complex history.

As with other books in the ‘In Brief’ series, this book is aimed at the general reader who wants to understand a particular historical topic but does not have the time or inclination to read a heavy academic tome.

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