Week 3: Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Empire until the age of Tanzimat

Please listen to the Ottoman History Podcast.

You can skim through to answer the following questions:

  1. What can we learn about the ways that the Ottoman Empire existed and changed over time during the “the Second Ottoman Empire”
  2. What does this podcast tell us about the Ottoman Sultan as a structure?
  3. What is the speaker trying to show from the podcast?

Read about imperial Russia

Answer the following questions:

  1. How does Russia mimic or model the Western Imperial countries?
  2. How is the Russian empire different?