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By Rudi Paul Lindner

Rudi Paul Linder examines the the influence of nomadism on early Ottoman background and demanding situations the conclusions of Paul Wittek's upward thrust of the Ottoman Empire, which outlined the techniques of greater than generatios of students. Nomads and Ottomans in Medieval Anatolia deals a revealing learn of pastoral nomads inhabiting the Anatolian plateau, the methods they met their wishes, their risk to settled society, and the way that society managed them within the excessive center Ages.

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In the case of the Java War, as with other areas of Southeast Asia, this atmosphere of disorientation reinforced the power of the traditional elite to command a following amongst the peasantry when the time came to revolt. The spark that lit the fires of revolt was a dispute between Diponegoro and the Dutch over a road which the colonial authorities sought to build over land containing a sacred tomb. With a band of his closest followers Diponegoro established himself in dissidence in the mountains close to Jogjakarta and from there proceeded to wage a guerrilla warfare campaign of the type so characteristic of revolts in Southeast Asia, in which an inferior force enjoying some popular support faces a technologically superior enemy.

The same men were involved in fighting against the French in the second phase, but after 1888 the mandarins and the people fought on without any hope that their actions would bring change to Viet-Nam through support of the man who had been king. This distinction is an important one if we can accept, as some Vietnamese historians strongly maintain, that amongst the men who fought in the closing phases of the resistance which began in 1885 there were those who had begun to think beyond resistance to revolution.

Fighting in an area which they and their followers knew well, they had these essential advantages over those who were sent against them. As a traditional leader who was credited with cosmic powers and with particular devotion to Islam, Diponegoro's appeals to the peasants in the Jogjakarta region came from a man who almost better than any 28 Region of Revolt other was likely to arouse support and loyalty. And when those appeals were made to peasants and aristocrats who could ascribe the difficulties of a changing environment to the easily identifiable Dutch foreigners, the prospects for revolt were high.

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