Ottomans and Armenians: A Study in Counterinsurgency

Ottomans and Armenians: A Study in Counterinsurgency

By: Edward J. Erickson (author)Hardback

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This book offers a comprehensive look at the growth and activities of the Armenian revolutionary committees and the corresponding Ottoman counterinsurgency responses from 1890-1915.

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Edward J. Erickson is Professor of Military History at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, USA. He retired from the US army as a lieutenant colonel and served in artillery and general staff assignments in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He is widely recognized as one of the foremost experts on the Ottoman Army during the First World War. Some of his publications include Ordered To Die, A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War; Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913; Ottoman Army Effectiveness in WW1, A Comparative Study; Gallipoli and the Middle East 1914-1918; and Gallipoli, The Ottoman Campaign, and A Military History of the Ottomans, from Osman to Ataturk (co-authored).


Introduction 1. Insurgency by Committee 2. Counterinsurgency in the Empire's Core 3. Counterinsurgency in the Periphery 4. A Template for Destruction 5. Invisible Armies 6. Readiness for War 7. Irregular War in Caucasia and in the Levant 8. Enemies Within 9. A New Course of Action 10. Aftermath

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137362209
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 325
  • ID: 9781137362209
  • weight: 525
  • ISBN10: 1137362200

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