Episdoe 10: The Balkan Wars History of the Modern Middle East

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The Ottomans are blindsided by the Christian states of the Balkans while still fighting a war against Italy, and the Great Powers don’t seem to care to much about maintaining the old balance of power.
Bibliography
The Young Turks: The Committee of Union and Progress in Turkish Politics, 1908-14, Feroz Ahmad
The Emergence of Modern Turkey; Third Edition, Bernard Lewis
The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923, Sean McMeekin
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, Eugene Rogan
The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, Alan Palmer
The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-1999, Misha Glenny
A History of the Balkans, Ferdinand Schevill
The Serbs: The Guardians of the Gate, R.G.D. Laffan

The Ottomans are blindsided by the Christian states of the Balkans while still fighting a war against Italy, and the Great Powers don’t seem to care to much about maintaining the old balance of power.
Bibliography
The Young Turks: The Committee of Union and Progress in Turkish Politics, 1908-14, Feroz Ahmad
The Emergence of Modern Turkey; Third Edition, Bernard Lewis
The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923, Sean McMeekin
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, Eugene Rogan
The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, Alan Palmer
The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-1999, Misha Glenny
A History of the Balkans, Ferdinand Schevill
The Serbs: The Guardians of the Gate, R.G.D. Laffan

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