By A. Nuri Yurdusev

This booklet offers a common figuring out of Ottoman international relations with regards to the trendy foreign process. The origins of Ottoman international relations were traced again to the Islamic culture and Byzantine internal Asian historical past. The Ottomans appeared international relations as an establishment of the trendy foreign method. They confirmed resident ambassadors and the fundamental associations and constitution of international relations. The booklet concludes with a evaluation of the legacy of Ottoman international relations.

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42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. ’ Emphasis added. ), Çagdas Türk Diplomasisi: 200 Yillik Süreç (Contemporary Turkish Diplomacy: The Course of Two Hundred Years) (Ankara: TTK Basimevi, 1999), 4–5. For these alliances, see Kemal Beydilli, Osmanli-Prusya Ittifaki: Meydana GelisiTahlili-Tatbiki (Alliance between the Ottomans and Prussia: Its Development, Analysis and Implementation) (Istanbul: Günyay, 1984); and Büyük Frederik ve Osmanlilar: XVIII. Yüxyilda Osmanli–Prusya Münasebetleri (Frederick the Great and the Ottomans: Ottoman–Prussian Relations in the Eighteenth Century) (Istanbul: Istabul Üniversitesi Yayinlari, 1985).

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64. Mattingly, Renaissance Diplomacy, 60. 65. Mattingly, Renaissance Diplomacy, 99. 66. Anderson, The Rise of Modern Diplomacy, 9; and Mattingly, Renaissance Diplomacy, 91. 67. Philip Mansell, Constantinople: City of the World’s Desire, 1453–1924 (London: John Murray, 1995), 193. The Ottoman Attitude toward Diplomacy 35 68. W. H. McNeill, ‘The Changing Shape of World History’, History and Theory, Theme Issue 34, World Historians and Their Critics, vol. 34, no. 2 (1995), 17. Emphases added. 69. For the text, see Hurewitz, The Middle East and North Africa in World Politics, 1–5.

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