The History of Turkey

The History of Turkey

by Douglas A. Howard

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Overview

Surveys the history of Turkey from the neolithic age to the industrial age and into the 21st century.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313002403
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2001
Series: Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

DOUGLAS A. HOWARD is Professor of History at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A specialist in the history of Turkey, he is the author of a number of papers on the topic and the former editor of The Turkish Studies Association Bulletin. He is at work on a study of the Ottoman provincial cavalry in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Timeline of Historical Eventsxv
Turkish Spelling and Pronunciation Guidexxi
1Turkey Today1
2Ancient Anatolia23
3The Turkish Conquest of Anatolia, 1071-151731
4Anatolia and the Classical Ottoman System, 1517-178943
5The Late Ottoman Empire, 1789-190855
6Revolution and War, 1908-192373
7The Early Turkish Republic, 1923-194591
8Multiparty Democracy, 1945-1960115
9Military Intervention and the Second Republic, 1960-1980133
10The Military Republic, 1980-1993157
11Turkey after Ozal175
Notable People in the History of Turkey187
Glossary203
Bibliographic Essay213
Index223

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