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Fall of the Sultanate – The Great War and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1908–1922 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Fall of the Sultanate: The Great War and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1908–1922

Ryan Gingeras


The collapse of the Ottoman Empire was by no means a singular event. After six hundred years of ruling over the peoples of North Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East, a series of wars, insurrections, and revolutions spanning the early twentieth century brought the sultanate to an end. This book encompasses a full accounting of the international political, economic, and social forces that prompted this climactic event in the making of the modern world. In surveying the many tragedies that transpired in the years between 1908 and 1922, this book particularly explores the causes that eventual ... More

Keywords: Ottoman Empire, Great War, Turkish War of Independence, Libya, Balkan War, Middle East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199676071
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676071.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ryan Gingeras, author
Associate Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School

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