Following the successive wars, the German people achieved a "late unification" in 1871, as political historians put it, causing a major shock in the European Harmony system established by the Vienna Congress. As the power balance system that lasted over half a century in Europe was becoming history, a new empire with the largest population and geographical area in the heart of the continent, and more importantly, with a massive economic and military power was emerging. During the same period, the administrators of the Ottoman Empire were trying to prevent the loss of territory of the 600-year-old empire and stop its weakening.
German Arms Industry, Krupp Company, Mauser Weapons Factory, German Weapons and Ammunition Factories, Turkey, Commercial Relations
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, Volume 8, Issue 32, Winter 2012, p. 121 - 125
- Birgül DEMİRTAŞ, Associate Professor, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Department of International Relations