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Turkey : a modern history

Author: Erik Jan Zürcher
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Building upon and updating its twin themes, this revised edition focuses on Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Jan Zürcher
ISBN: 1860649580 9781860649585
OCLC Number: 891773341
Notes: Previous edition: 1997.
Description: xiii, 418 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : periodization, theory and methodology --
pt. I. Western influences and early attempts at modernization. The Ottoman empire at the end of the eighteenth century ; Between tradition and innovation : Sultan Selim III and the 'new order', 1789-1807 ; The early years of Sultan Mahmut II : the centre tries to regain control ; The later years of Sultan Mahmut II : the start of the reforms ; The era of the Tanzimat, 1839-71 ; The crisis of 1873-78 and its aftermath ; Reactionary despotism or culmination of the reforms? : the reign of Sultan Abdulhamit II --
pt. 2. The young Turk era in Turkish history (1908-50). The second constitutional period, 1912-18 ; The struggle for independence ; The emergence of the one-party state, 1923-27 ; The Kemalist one-party state, 1925-45 ; The transition to democracy, 1945-50 --
pt. 3. A troubled democracy. The rule of the Democratic Party, 1950-60 ; The second Turkish Republic, 1960-80 ; The third republic : Turkey since 1980.
Responsibility: Erik J. Zürcher.
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Building upon and updating its twin themes, this revised edition focuses on Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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