What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response
Lewis, Bernard, Delvoie, Louis A., International Journal
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, xii, 180pp, US$23.00, ISBN 0-19-514420-1
Ninety per cent of this book consists of a study of interactions between Europe and the Ottoman Empire from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. After briefly describing the Ottoman expansion through southern Europe and the Balkans 'to the gates of Vienna,' Bernard Lewis discusses the difficulties the Turks subsequently experienced in coming to grips with new intellectual and other currents emanating from Europe. In one sphere after another the creativity and dynamism of Europe challenged the Turks - commerce and enterprise, science and technology, …
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Publication information: Article title: What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response. Contributors: Lewis, Bernard - Author, Delvoie, Louis A. - Author. Journal title: International Journal. Volume: 58. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2003. Page number: 230. © Canadian Institute of International Affairs Fall 1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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