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Pollard History 103 August 25, 2009 Part I: The Origins of the Modern World Biological “old régime:” surplus agriculture, rise of elite class, rise and growth of cities, writing, trade. Global trade: 3 sub-systems: East Asia: China and the Spic Middle-Eastern-Mongolian: Eastern Mediterranean, Central Asia, Indian Ocean European: Europe, Middle East, Indian Ocean 3 primary routes: Northern: Western Europe, Black Sea, Mongol territories, China Central: Western Europe, Baghdad, Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean Southern: Western Europe, Cairo, Red Sea, Indian Ocean Polycentrism: “Before European Hegemony” Global Bubonic Plague/Black Death/Caffa II. Istanbul The Ottomans (r. 1320-1920)
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Unformatted text preview: Osman=House of Osman=Ottoman (r. 1299-1326) Islam, Muslims, Mamlukes Ghazi: march-warriors jihad Byzantine Empire 1354: Ankara, Anatolia Mehmet the Conqueror (1451-1481) 1453-conquest of Constantinople, renamed Istanbul Haghia Sophia “If you seek Paradise, oh you Sufi, the topmost heaven is Aya Sofya.” “The present Terror of the World.” sultan caliph-"shadow of God on earth" millet devshirme janisseries sipahi `ulama Bayezid II (r. 1481-1512) Veli, The Saint Selim I (r. 1512-1520) The Grim 1516: Cairo 1517: Mecca and Medina Suleyman the Magnificent (r. 1520-1566), Kanuni, The Law Giver Belgrade, 1521; Hungary, 1526 Sinan, Sulimaniyye...
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