The Emergence of Modern Turkey

The Emergence of Modern Turkey

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Written by renowned scholar Bernard Lewis, this book has long established itself as the preferred one-volume history of modern Turkey. Now in its third edition, this book has been updated to include the most recent information on Turkey and addresses such issues as Turkey's emergence as a Western-oriented power; its inclusion in the European Union; its continued involvement with the politics of the Middle East as well as the politics of the Iraq-UN conflict; and the politically divisive issue of Kurdich violence and ethnic more

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  • Paperback | 568 pages
  • 130 x 202 x 30mm | 421.84g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 3 maps, 13 halftones
  • 0195134605
  • 9780195134605
  • 104,321

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Praise for the previous edition"No one has done more to examine the interactions of the West and the Middle East.Lewis' book will remain a landmark in the study of the modern Middle East."--Foreign Affairs"An authoritative contribution by a distinguished historian which fills a long-existing need for an interpretive study of developments in Turkey during the last two centuries."--American Historical Review"Equally valuable for the scholar planning to explore specific lines of research, and for the teacher and journalist who have to explain and analyze developments in modern Turkey."--The Economist"The author has mobilized his unrivaled knowledge of both Turkish and Western sources to assess the significance of the Ataturk revolution and provide an essential background for the formation of judgments about contemporary Turkey's problems and prospects."--The Times Literary Supplementshow more

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