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Turkey Before and After Ataturk : Internal and External Affairs - Sylvia Kedourie

Turkey Before and After Ataturk

Internal and External Affairs

By: Sylvia Kedourie (Editor)

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Published: 31st January 1999
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Turkey's modern history has been full of instability and continuing contradictions. The nature of national identity and its relationship to the state continues to be an issue and Turks are still faced with the conflict between the twin goals of "joining the West" and preserving their own cultural forms. The emergence of Islamicism as a political ideology has helped to shape politics in Turkey, as it has had to compete in the political market place with other, secularist, parties and to play the game according to the rules of secular democracy, rather than a millenarian revolutionary vision. However, there are growing doubts as to whether secular constitutional democracy is safely anchored within the system of government in the country.

Foreword
Labour Migration and Economic Conditions in Nineteenth-Century Anatoliap. 1
The Indian Sojourn of Abdulhak Hamidp. 33
Collective Action and the Turkish Revolution: Towards a Framework for the Social History of the Ataturk Era, 1923-38p. 44
The People's Houses and the Cult of the Peasant in Turkeyp. 67
The Ideology of the Kadro [Cadre] Movement: A Patriotic Leftist Movement in Turkeyp. 92
The Programme of the Nationalist Action Party of Turkey: An Iron Hand in a Velvet Glove?p. 120
Ottoman Policy during the Bulgarian Independence Crisis, 1908-9: Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria at the Outset of the Young Turk Revolutionp. 135
The Activities of the Union for the Liberation of Ukraine in the Ottoman Empire during the First World Warp. 177
Diplomatic Relations between the Ottoman Empire and the Ukrainian Democratic Republic, 1918-21p. 201
The Never-Ending Story: Turkey and the European Unionp. 240
Double-Faced State: Political Patronage and the Consolidation of Democracy in Turkeyp. 259
Notes on the Contributorsp. 278
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780714680064
ISBN-10: 0714680060
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 31st January 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1