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Gabor Agoston examines 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. Considering topics such as technology transfer, the integration of firearms in the Ottoman army and navy, and saltpeter and gunpowder production, the book demonstrates the success of the Ottoman military machine against its European and Muslim rivals from the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries.

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Examines the armaments industries of the Ottoman Empire, the only Islamic empire that threatened Europe on its own territory in the age of the Gunpowder Revolution. It affords new insights into the early success and subsequent failure of an Islamic empire against European adversaries.

Synopsis:

The first book to examine Ottoman military capabilities in the Gunpowder Age.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: firearms and armaments industries; 2. Gunpowder technology and the Ottomans; 3. Cannons and muskets; 4. Saltpeter industries; 5. Gunpowder industries; 6. Munitions and ordnance industries; 7. Conclusions: guns and empire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521843133
Editor:
Morgan, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Morgan, David
Author:
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Author:
Agoston, Gabor
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Morgan, David
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Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Military - Weapons
Subject:
History
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Turkey
Subject:
Weapons industry--Turkey--History
Subject:
Turkey History, Military.
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
9.28x6.36x.95 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Examines the armaments industries of the Ottoman Empire, the only Islamic empire that threatened Europe on its own territory in the age of the Gunpowder Revolution. It affords new insights into the early success and subsequent failure of an Islamic empire against European adversaries.
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