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Free eBook Innovation and Empire in Turkey: Sultan Selim III and the Modernisation of the Ottoman Navy download ISBN: 1848857829
Author: Tuncay Zorlu
Publisher: I.B.Tauris; 2 edition (May 15, 2011)
Language: English
Pages: 272
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
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Ottoman naval technology underwent a transformation under the rule of Sultan Selim II. Using this evidence, Zorlu argues that although the Ottoman Empire was a major and modern independent power in this period, some technological dependence on Europe remained.

Ottoman naval technology underwent a transformation under the rule of Sultan Selim III. New types of sailing warships such as two- and three-decked galleons, frigates and corvettes began to dominate the Ottoman fleet, rendering the galley-type oared ships obsolete. Скачать (pdf, . 2 Mb) Читать. Epub FB2 mobi txt RTF.

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The changing face of the Ottoman Navy was facilitated by the influence of the British .

The changing face of the Ottoman Navy was facilitated by the influence of the British, Swedish and French in modernizing both the shipbuilding sector and the conduct of naval warfare. This book focuses on Selim III’s efforts (1789–1804) to create a new Ottoman navy as an extension and climax of the modernisation attempts in the aftermath of the Çeflme Incident (1770), with reference to the new shipbuilding materials, structures and methods, supported by foreign technicians as well as native dynamics.

Ottoman naval technology underwent a transformation under the rule of Sultan Selim II. The changing face of the Ottoman Navy was facilitated by the influence of the British, Swedish and French in modernizing both the shipbuilding sector and the conduct of naval warfare. Through such measures as training Ottoman shipbuilders, heavy reliance on help from foreign powers gave way to a new trajectory of modernization.

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He completed his PhD at Bogaziçi University in 2004 and he is a member of the executive board of the Turkish Society for History of Science. Start reading Innovation and Empire in Turkey on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

The reign of Selim III is a key point for the Ottoman Empire and the Navy is certainly the most prominent part of his work for modernizing the State and its Institutions. Thanks to Tuncay Zorlu, we are now well informed of this aspect. Daniel Panzac, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CRNS); 'This book greatly enhances our understanding of Ottoman shipbuilding technology and the administrative structures that supported it, and how these changed at a critical period as a result of the transfer of European know-how.

Tuncay Zorlu is Associate Professor at the Istanbul Technical University where he teaches Ottoman History and History of Science and Technology. He completed his PhD at Bodazici University in 2004 and is a member of the executive board of the Turkish Society for History of Science. Country of Publication.

TUNCAY ZORLU, Innovation and Empire in Turkey: Sultan Selim III and the Modernisation of the Ottoman Navy (London: . Tuncay Zorlu tackles the technological and administrative details of the naval reform in four chapters that provide all the necessary information concerning the construction of a ship.

Ottoman naval technology underwent a transformation under the rule of Sultan Selim III. New types of sailing warships such as two- and three-decked galleons, frigates and corvettes began to dominate the Ottoman fleet, rendering the galley-type oared ships obsolete. This period saw technological innovations such as the adoption of the systematic copper sheathing of the hulls and bottoms of Ottoman warships from 1792-93 onwards and the construction of the first dry dock in the Golden Horn. The changing face of the Ottoman Navy was facilitated by the influence of the British, Swedish and French in modernising both the shipbuilding sector and the conduct of naval warfare. Through such measures as training Ottoman shipbuilders, heavy reliance on help from foreign powers gave way to a new trajectory of modernization. Using this evidence, Zorlu argues that although the Ottoman Empire was a major and modern independent power in this period, some technological dependence on Europe remained.