The Resource The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz, Mostafa Minawi, (electronic resource)

The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz, Mostafa Minawi, (electronic resource)

Label
The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz
Title
The Ottoman scramble for Africa
Title remainder
empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz
Statement of responsibility
Mostafa Minawi
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Language
eng
Summary
The Ottoman Scramble for Africa is the first book to tell the story of the Ottoman Empire's expansionist efforts during the age of high imperialism. Following key representatives of the sultan on their travels across Europe, Africa, and Arabia at the close of the nineteenth century, it takes the reader from Istanbul to Berlin, from Benghazi to Lake Chad Basin to the Hijaz, and then back to Istanbul. It turns the spotlight on the Ottoman Empire's expansionist strategies in Africa and its increasingly vulnerable African and Arabian frontiers. Drawing on previously untapped Ottoman archival evidence, Mostafa Minawi examines how the Ottoman participation in the Conference of Berlin and involvement in an aggressive competition for colonial possessions in Africa were part of a self-reimagining of this once powerful global empire. In so doing, Minawi redefines the parameters of agency in late-nineteenth-century colonialism to include the Ottoman Empire and turns the typical framework of a European colonizer and a non-European colonized on its head. Most importantly, Minawi offers a radical revision of nineteenth-century Middle East history by providing a counternarrative to the "Sick Man of Europe" trope, challenging the idea that the Ottomans were passive observers of the great European powers' negotiations over solutions to the so-called Eastern Question
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Minawi, Mostafa
Dewey number
327.56009/034
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
  • Europe
  • Imperialism
  • Africa
  • Hejaz (Saudi Arabia)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz, Mostafa Minawi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891207
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891207
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891207
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891207
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Ottoman scramble for Africa : empire and diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz, Mostafa Minawi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891207
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891207
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891207
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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