Whatever Happened to the Janissaries? Mobilization for the 1768-1774 Russo-Ottoman War

@article{Aksan1998WhateverHT,
  title={Whatever Happened to the Janissaries? Mobilization for the 1768-1774 Russo-Ottoman War},
  author={V. Aksan},
  journal={War in History},
  year={1998},
  volume={5},
  pages={23 - 36}
}
  • V. Aksan
  • Published 1998
  • History
  • War in History
  • While most Ottoman historians would acknowledge warfare as an implicit or explicit part of the Ottoman modus operandi, no studies of a majority of the Ottoman military campaigns exist, exceptions being those of Rhoads Murphey and Caroline Finkel for the post-Suleymanic period. What follows is a preliminary exploration of the mobilization practices of the 1768–74 Russo-Ottoman War, part of a larger study in progress on the nature and impact of that war on Ottoman society of the period. For the… CONTINUE READING

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