Download The Ottomans in Syria: A History of Justice and Oppression by Dick Douwes PDF

By Dick Douwes

Though the Ottoman nation administered huge and complicated territories, its services have been constrained and assets and manpower scarce. The hotel of coercion grew to become an important coverage. Dick Douwes examines the Syrian inside throughout the interval from 1785 to 1841 and exhibits how the empire proven self sustaining neighborhood energy bases and the way their rule over the peasantry used to be in accordance with oppression and extortion. This reached its apogee less than the reformist governor of Egypt, Muhammad Ali Pasha, who rebelled opposed to the Sultan and occupied all Syria.

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