Learning Objectives

Brief learning objectives have been made available by the author, to assist you with your studies. 


This chapter will enable a greater understanding of:
The importance of religion and empire in the pre-Ottoman Middle East.
The diversity of ethnic and religious communities in the Middle East.
The ruling structures of the Ottoman Empire and their legacies for politics in the modern Middle East.
The impacts of political and economic reforms during the late Ottoman period for states in the Middle East.
The role of the military in politics in the Ottoman Empire and the influence of this today.
The development of colonialism and economic dependency during the late Ottoman period and how this shaped Middle Eastern interactions with the outside world.