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The Turks in world history

Author: Carter V Findley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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"Beginning in Inner Asia two thousand years ago, the Turks have migrated and expanded to form today's Turkish Republic, five post-Soviet republics, other societies across Eurasia, and a global diaspora ... this book traces the Turkic peoples' trajectory from steppe, to empire, to nation-state. Cultural, economic, social, and political history unite in these pages to illuminate the projection of Turkic identity  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Findley, Carter V., 1941-
Turks in world history.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carter V Findley
ISBN: 0195167708 9780195167702 0195177266 9780195177268 9780198039396 0198039395
OCLC Number: 54529318
Awards: Winner of Winner of The British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize for Middle East Studies: The Al Mubarak Book Prize.
Description: xvi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The pre-Islamic Turks and their precursors --
Islam and empire from the Seljuks through the Mongols --
Islamic Empires from Temür to the "gunpowder era" --
The Turks in the modern world : reform and imperialism --
The Turks and modernity : republican and communist --
Conclusion : the Turkic caravan in retrospect.
Other Titles: Turks
Responsibility: Carter Vaughn Findley.
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Traces the Turkic peoples' trajectory from steppe, to empire, to nation-state. Unifying cultural, economic, social, and political history, this work illuminates the projection of Turkic identity  Read more...


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a magisterial account of the history of the Turks from their origins to the 20th century. It is written by a scholar in total command of the material and the sources but in a style that brings Read more...

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