Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire. Front Cover. Gábor Ágoston. Cambridge University Press. These early guns, however, were too small and too imperfect to cause any significant physical ; Gábor Ágoston, “Ottoman Artillery and European Military. Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire. By Gábor Ágoston. New York: Cambridge University Press,
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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Cambridge University PressMar 24, – History – pages. Considering topics such as technology agostob, 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.
Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire by Gabor Agoston
The Ottoman Age of Exploration. By considering topics such as technology transfer, the integration of firearms in the Ottoman army and Greek shipbuilders are a famous example; less well known but equally important for the military effort were.
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Account Options Sign in. Open Preview See a Problem? It is inappropriate to compare the composition of Ottoman bronze cannons with the composition of bronze given by Biringuccio whose information is often superficial and sometimes incorrect. 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 Otto 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.
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Combine these with regular revenue shortfalls, which made it difficult to hire and train artillerymen, or released musket-armed irregulars joining the growing ranks of bandit or separatist forces and the result was a significant decline in Ottoman military potential.
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Wherever the crafty Ottomans went, they utilized the skills and abilities of their subjugated peoples. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Customers who bought this item also bought. By considering topics such as technology transfer, the integration of firearms in the Ottoman army and navy, and saltpetre and gunpowder production, the books explains the success of the Ottoman military machine against its European and Muslim rivals from the fifteenth through seventeenth century.
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. One example of the snafus typically encountered occurred in Izmir inwhere the nearby villages had been tasked with producing large amounts of saltpeter.
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