Guarding the Frontier: Ottoman Border Forts and Garrisons in Europe

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The seventeenth-century Ottoman-Habsburg frontier was the scene of chronic conflict. The defences of both empires were based on a line of fortresses, spanning the border. Mark Stein gives us a fascinating insight into everyday life on the frontier in this turbulent time, by investigating the social, economic and military aspects of Ottoman forts and garrisons in a new comparative approach. Drawing on a wide range of Ottoman and Western archival and narrative sources, Guarding the Frontier assesses the state of early ...

Guarding the Frontier: Ottoman Border Forts and Garrisons in Europe 2007, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845113018

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