Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity: A History

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Overview

A comprehensive panorama of the religious and secular forces that shaped Ottoman and Turkish history over two centuries from 1789 to 2007

Winner of the 2011 Publications Award of the Ohio Academy of History, and of the 2011 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies, given by the Association for the Study of Nationalities

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300152616
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Carter Vaughn Findley is a Humanities Distinguished Professor at Ohio State University and an honorary member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences. His book The Turks in World History won the 2006 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize for Middle Eastern Studies.

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Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Note on Usage xiii

Introduction 1

1 The Return Toward Centralization 23

2 The Tanzimat 76

3 The Reign of Abdülhamid 133

4 Imperial Demise, National Struggle 192

5 The Early Republic 247

6 Turkey's Widening Political Spectrum 305

7 Turkey and the World 350

Conclusion 405

Abbreviations Used in the Notes and Bibliography 423

Notes 425

Bibliography of Published Sources 457

Index 489

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