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Turkey unveiled : a history of modern Turkey

Author: Nicole Pope; Hugh Pope
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English
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[In this book], the authors ... provide a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey and its formative past. The strengths and weaknesses of the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian tragedy, the ongoing Kurdish struggle, and the controversial legacy of the brilliant but autocratic founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, are all explored in detail, alongside portraits of new leaders who have broken taboos and ushered in  Read more...
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Named Person: Kemal Atatürk; Kemal Atatürk
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Pope; Hugh Pope
OCLC Number: 61169986
Notes: Originally published: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, ©2004. Revised and updated ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 3/4 in.
Contents: Tangled roots --
Ottoman glory and decline --
Turkey for the Turks --
Atatürk, immortal leader --
Walking the tightrope --
A new beginning --
The army shows its hand --
The Cyprus disaster --
Wilderness years --
The generals take charge --
The Özal Revolution --
A bridge too far --
Özal stumbles --
A place at the feast --
The Kurdish reality --
The wolf and the bear --
The Çiller Phenomenon --
A Turkish-Islamic synthesis.
Responsibility: Nicole and Hugh Pope.

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[In this book], the authors ... provide a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey and its formative past. The strengths and weaknesses of the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian tragedy, the ongoing Kurdish struggle, and the controversial legacy of the brilliant but autocratic founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, are all explored in detail, alongside portraits of new leaders who have broken taboos and ushered in new freedoms at a time when other forces attempt to pull Turkey back into the Middle Eastern vortex.-Back cover.

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