Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Education » mathedcc

Topic: Notes On A Century
Replies: 4   Last Post: Sep 19, 2013 5:08 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Haim

Posts: 7,833
Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Notes On A Century
Posted: Sep 19, 2013 5:08 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

Domenico Rosa Posted: Sep 19, 2013 4:30 PM

>Khanfar did indeed omit a large number of ethnic groups.
>It seems to me that Khanfar may have been thinking of
>the social and economic environment that existed under
>the Ottoman Empire.


Which is to say that he pines for the caliphate, exactly like Osama bin Laden, who considered the fall of the Ottoman Empire the greatest tragedy to befall modern Islam. This is what I suspected all along.

>By the way, the British historian A. J. P. Taylor
>expressed the following startling opinion: "If the
>treaty of San Stefano had been maintained, both the
>Ottoman Empire and Austria-Hungary might have survived
>to the present day." [ http://www.amazon.com/Struggle-
>Mastery-Europe-1848-1918-History/dp/0198812701/ Page 253]


I am not a fan of empire.

Haim



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.