Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey / Edition 1

Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey / Edition 1

by Esra Özyürek
     
 


An ethnographic analysis of the ways that, during the 1990s, Turkish citizens began to express nostalgia for the secularist and nationalist foundations of the Turkish Republic.See more details below

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An ethnographic analysis of the ways that, during the 1990s, Turkish citizens began to express nostalgia for the secularist and nationalist foundations of the Turkish Republic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822338956
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Politics, History, and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1. The Elderly Children of the Republic: The Public History in the Private Story 29

2. Wedded to the Republic: Displaying Transformations in Private Lives 65

3. Miniaturizing Ataturk: The Commodification of State Iconography 93

4. Hand in Hand with the Republic: Civilian Celebration of the Turkish State 125

5. Public Memory as Political Battleground: Kemalist and Islamist Versions of the Early Republic 151

Conclusion 178

Notes 183

References 199

Index 217

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