In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Rather than stemming from the methods and concerns of the Annales school of social history in the s and s, modern approaches to the book in Spanish America can be traced to the s, or perhaps earlier, when research into the institutional context of the transatlantic book trade altered prevailing conceptions of cultural life in the Spanish colonies.
Osman IOttoman dynasty and Gaza Thesis As the power of the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum declined in the 13th century, Anatolia was divided into a patchwork of independent Turkish principalities known as the Anatolian Beyliks.
One of these beyliks, in the region of Bithynia on the frontier of the Byzantine Empirewas led by the Turkish tribal leader Osman d. It is not well understood how the early Ottomans came to dominate their neighbours, due to the scarcity of the sources which survive from this period.
One school of thought which was popular during the twentieth century argued that the Ottomans achieved success by rallying religious warriors to fight for them in the name of Islam. This theory, known as the Gaza Thesisis now highly criticized and no longer generally accepted by historians, but no consensus on the nature of the early Ottoman state has yet emerged to replace it.
In the century after the death of Osman I, Ottoman rule began to extend over Anatolia and the Balkans. Osman's son, Orhancaptured the northwestern Anatolian city of Bursa inand made it the new capital of the Ottoman state.
This conquest meant the loss of Byzantine control over northwestern Anatolia. The important city of Thessaloniki was captured from the Venetians in The Ottoman victory at Kosovo in effectively marked the end of Serbian power in the region, paving the way for Ottoman expansion into Europe.
The empire had managed to control nearly all former Byzantine lands surrounding the city, but in the Byzantines were temporarily relieved when the Turco-Mongol leader Timurfounder of the Timurid Empireinvaded Anatolia from the east. In the Battle of Ankara inTimur defeated the Ottoman forces and took Sultan Bayezid I as a prisoner, throwing the empire into disorder.
The ensuing civil war lasted from to as Bayezid's sons fought over succession. It ended when Mehmed I emerged as the sultan and restored Ottoman power, bringing an end to the Interregnumalso known as the Fetret Devri.
Mehmed allowed the Orthodox Church to maintain its autonomy and land in exchange for accepting Ottoman authority. The Empire prospered under the rule of a line of committed and effective Sultans. It also flourished economically due to its control of the major overland trade routes between Europe and Asia.
After this Ottoman expansion, a competition started between the Portuguese Empire and the Ottoman Empire to become the dominant power in the region. He then laid siege to Vienna inbut failed to take the city. In the east, the Ottoman Turks took Baghdad from the Persians ingaining control of Mesopotamia and naval access to the Persian Gulf.
Inthe Caucasus became officially partitioned for the first time between the Safavids and the Ottomans, a status quo that would remain until the end of the Russo-Turkish War — After further advances by the Turks, the Habsburg ruler Ferdinand officially recognized Ottoman ascendancy in Hungary in Inafter the first Ajuran-Portuguese warthe Ottoman Empire would later absorb the weakened east African Adal Sultanate into its domain.
This expansion furthered Ottoman rule in Somalia and the Horn of Africa. This also increased its influence in the Indian Ocean to compete against the Portuguese with its close ally the Ajuran Empire.
The success of its political and military establishment was compared to the Roman Empire, by the likes of Italian scholar Francesco Sansovino and the French political philosopher Jean Bodin.
This article's factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. September Further information: Ottoman Decline Thesis In the second half of the sixteenth century the Ottoman Empire came under increasing strain from inflation and the rapidly rising costs of warfare which were then impacting both Europe and the Middle East.
These pressures led to a series of crises around the yearplacing great strain upon the Ottoman system of government. The Portuguese discovery of the Cape of Good Hope in initiated a series of Ottoman-Portuguese naval wars in the Indian Ocean throughout the 16th century.
Despite the growing European presence in the Indian Ocean, Ottoman trade with the east continued to flourish.
Cairo in particular benefitted from the rise of Yemeni coffee as a popular consumer commodity. As coffeehouses appeared in cities and towns across the empire, Cairo developed into a major center for its trade, contributing to its continued prosperity throughout the seventeenth and much of the eighteenth century.
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