The Ottoman Mobilization of Manpower in the First World War examines how the Ottoman Empire tried to cope with the challenges of permanent mobilization and how this process reshaped state-society relations in 1914-1918, focusing mainly on Anatolia and the Muslim population.In this sense, the labor battalions not only functioned to carry out useful manual works, but they also acted as a means of controlling aunreliablea conscripts in the army. ... the decision of the War Ministry about assigning non-Muslim enlisted men to manual tasks in road construction was cited and then ... 125 Shaw, The Ottoman Empire in World WarI, vol. ... See Abdullah Fevzi Efendi, Aanakkale Cephesinde Bir MA¼derris, edited by Ali Osman KoAskuzu (Istanbul: Adz YayApncAplApk, 2010), p.
|Title||:||The Ottoman Mobilization of Manpower in the First World War|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2012-09-28|