Young Turk Governance in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War

  title={Young Turk Governance in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War},
  author={Erik Jan Z{\"u}rcher},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={897 - 913}
  • E. Zürcher
  • Published 13 April 2019
  • History, Political Science
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract The article analyses the system of government of the Ottoman Empire during the First World War by looking at three elements: the constitutional-parliamentarian monarchy, the Committee of Union and Progress and the army. The analysis takes place along two axes: one in which the functioning of, and the power relations between, the different institutional elements are analysed, and one based on a series of case studies of important decision-making moments of the years 1914–18. The civil… 
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