Ottomans and Armenians: A Study in Counterinsurgency by Edward J. Erickson

By Edward J. Erickson

masking the interval from 1878-1915, Ottomans and Armenians is an army background of the Ottoman military and the counterinsurgency campaigns it waged within the final days of the Ottoman empire. even though Ottomans have been one of the such a lot lively practitioners of counterinsurgency campaigning within the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, within the enormous literature to be had on counterinsurgency within the early twenty-first century, there's little or no scholarly research of the way Ottomans reacted to insurgency after which went approximately counterinsurgency. This ebook offers the thesis that the Ottoman govt built an evolving, 35-year, empire-wide array of counterinsurgency practices that diversified in scope and execution counting on the strategic value of the affected provinces.

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