DRAFT Maps Bliss
 

UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR SPRING 2011 - Cora needs to EDIT!!

URL of this web page: http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/DRAFTMapsBliss.htm

 


 

Middle East

"Middle East" [Map]  [Image: . . . middle_east2010.jpg]
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/refmap_middle_east.html

"Middle East" [Map: PDF version]:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/graphics/ref_maps/pdf/middle_east.pdf


 

Work Cited

"Middle East." [Map.] "References: Regional Maps: Middle East." The World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/refmap_middle_east.html>.


 

Turkey


Turkey "Flag Description: red with a vertical white crescent moon (the closed portion is toward the hoist side) and white five-pointed star centered just outside the crescent opening; the flag colors and designs closely resemble those on the banner of Ottoman Empire, which preceded modern-day Turkey; the crescent moon and star serve as insignia for the Turks, as well as being traditional symbols of Islam; according to legend, the flag represents the reflection of the moon and a star in a pool of blood of Turkish warriors" ("Middle East: Turkey" [Flag]' emphasis added).

Middle East: Turkey [Map]

 

"Middle East: Turkey" [Map]  [Image: . . . tu_map.gif]
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/maptemplate_tu.html


 

Works Cited & Recommended

"Middle East: Turkey." The World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tu.html>.
[Abstract: Includes country Introduction (Background) | Geography | People | Government | Economy | Communications | Transportation | Military | Transnational Issues; and links to Flag | Photos | Map/s]

"Middle East: Turkey." [Flag.] "Library: Publications: Middle East: Saudi Arabia: Flag." The World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/flags/flagtemplate_tu.html>.

"Middle East: Turkey." [Map.] "Library: Publications: Regional Maps: Middle East: Israel." The World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2011. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/maptemplate_tu.html>.


 

Ottoman Empire Maps

[image: Ottoman_Empire_b.jpg

 

Source of above map: http://www.islamproject.org/education/Maps-pickem.htm

The Ottoman Empire: 1350 to 1918
[Caption:] "This greatest of the Muslim states in terms of duration was founded in the late 13th century by the Ottoman Turks. It lasted until its dissolution after WW I in 1918. Its early phase challenged the Byzantine Empire, Bulgaria, and Serbia. In 1389, much of the Balkan Peninsula came under Ottoman rule. The Ottomans conquered Constantinople in 1453, bringing to an end the 1100-year-rule of the Byzantine Empire/ Next the Ottomans gained control of Mamluk Egypt in 1517, followed by Algiers and most of present-day Hungary by 1529, all of Persia in 1638, and most of the region between the Black and Caspian Seas by the 1650s. These so-called Ottoman wars of conquest fixed in the imagination of the Europeans the image of the Muslim Turks as ferocious and religiously inspired warriors. Beginning in the 1780s, the Ottoman Empire began to weaken, as European powers gained strength and began to vie with each other for access to resources and markets in the Middle East. Most of the northern coast of the Black Sea had slipped away by 1812. The Ottoman Empire lost Greece, Egypt, and Serbia to European-inspired independence movements over the next 60 years. By 1900, Turkey was known as the “Sick Man of Europe,” And by 1912, it had lost nearly all of its European territories. Siding with Germany and the losing Central Powers in World War I doomed the Empire. With the signing of the armistice ending WWI, the Ottoman Empire was dismantled by the Allied Powers, paving the way for the creation of new individual states in the modern Middle East."
http://www.islamproject.org/education/Ottoman_Empire.html

 

 

[image: Ottoman_Empire_Map_1359-1856.jpg

Ottoman Empire Map

http://www.mideastweb.org/Middle-East-Encyclopedia/ottoman.htm

 

Ottoman Empire Map

http://www.ottomansouvenir.com/img/Maps/Ottoman_Empire_Map_1359-1856.jpg

Source page: http://www.ottomansouvenir.com/General/maps_of_ottoman_empire.htm

  

 


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Lebanon: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/maptemplate_le.html

Lebanon (country page): https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/le.html

 

"Israel." Map. The 2010 World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2010. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/maptemplate_is.html>.

"Middle East: Israel." The 2010 World Factbook. CIA - Central Intelligence Agency. 2010. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/is.html>.

 


 

 

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