Pan-Turkism : From Irredentism to Cooperation

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"Landau's book is important in several provides exhaustive information on almost every pan-Turk publication and all of its authors and publicists. Landau appears to have consulted every conceivable source, including archives and collections...In addition, the book is useful to students of pan-nationalism and nationalism, for Landau also expertly places all his information into a larger theoretical context. This contribution to the literature is invaluable." -Journal of Developing Areas "...a most worthwhile work,...It...deserves to be in all library collections on the Middle East." -Perspectives on Political Science "Landau has provided an up-to-date compendium of facts concerning the history of these nationalist ideas and movements. Students of nationalism in general and the politics of post-Soviet Central Asia and the Turkish Republic in particular will remain greatly indebted to [Landau] for some considerable time." -American Political Science Review An examination of relations between Turks in Turkey and their kin abroad-in Cyprus, the Balkans, and especially in the six ex-Soviet Muslim republics in the Caucasus and Central Asia.
This book delineates the special relationship between the new republics and Turkey, which has altered the essence of Pan-Turkism from militant irredentism to practical solidarity in matters political, economic, and cultural.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 127 x 213.4 x 17.8mm | 249.48g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised, Updated ed.
  • illus.
  • 0253209609
  • 9780253209603
  • 2,139,698

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Spelling and Pronunciation Abbreviations Introduction Chapters 1. The Outside Turks: the Rise and Fall of Pan-Turkism Abroad 2. Pan-Turkism in the Ottoman Empire: Genesis and Flowering 3. Pan-Turkism in the Republic of Turkey: the latent Stage 4. Pan-Turkism in the Republic of Turkey: Resurgence 5. Pan-Turkism in the Republic of Turkey: Back into the Mainstream 6. Pan-Turkism as an Irredentist Phenomenon 7. From Irredentism to Solidarity Select Bibliography Index Illustration The cover of Bozkurt, a Pan-Turk journal
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About Jacob M. Landau

JACOB M. LANDAU is Professor of Political Science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His previous books include Radical Politics in Modern Turkey; Politics and Islam: The National Salvation Party in Turkey; and Abdul-Hamid's Palestine.
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