OSMANLI ASKERLİK LİTERATÜRÜ TARİHİ (HISTORY OF MILITARY ART AND SCIENCE LITERATURE DURING THE OTTOMAN PERIOD)
Prepared by Ramazan Şeşen, Serdar Bekar, Gülcan Gündüz,
Edited by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu,
İstanbul 2004 (in Turkish with foreword in English),
ISBN 92-9063-132-9 (vol.1),
ISBN 92-9063-133-3 (vol.2),
ISBN 92-9063-134-1 (set)
This study titled History of the Literature of Military Art and Science during the Ottoman Period (OASLT) is the fifth book in the History of Ottoman Scientific Literature Series. It covers the years 1299-1923 in Ottoman history and geography and deals with the authors and their works that comprise books, treatises, reprints, maps, etc., about military art and science. The works of known authors are followed by anonymous works that were written during the same period and within the same geography. The works, which this study focuses on, are divided according to the following subjects: Military laws and regulations; military literature; military geography; military art and science; military engineering; health and hygiene; ballistics; aphorisms of famous commanders; guns; machine guns; tanks; infantry, the cavalry; marksmanship; maps and sketches; aviation-airplanes-balloons, etc. The main objective of this book is to present information on the literature of military art and science during the Ottoman period for the benefit of the readers and researchers, as well as providing facilities for those who do research in this field and guide them in their studies.