Part of the Connections: Key Themes in World History series, this book presents students and general readers with a brief, accessible, but scholarly overview of the nationalist movements that sought to transform less-developed societies in response to the rapid rise of the West after 1820.
Cyrus Veeser earned his Ph.D. in history at Columbia University, where his dissertation won the Bancroft prize. He has been a Fulbright and NEH fellow as well as a fellow at Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center. He is currently associate professor of history at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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A Picture of Rural Life In China
4. Mustafa Kemal: Muslim Modernity
Early Efforts at Reform
Reforming a Multicultural Empire
The Rise of Mustafa Kemal
The Young Turks
Mustafa Kemal, War Hero
From Empire to Republic
A Revolutionary Republic
The First Wave
The New Woman
Modernizing the Mind
Reforming the Language
“Turkification” or Westernization?
Modernizing the Economy
Legacy of Reform