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The Resource Turkey : the quest for identity, Feroz Ahmad

Turkey : the quest for identity, Feroz Ahmad

Label
Turkey : the quest for identity
Title
Turkey
Title remainder
the quest for identity
Statement of responsibility
Feroz Ahmad
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This concise history tells the story of Turkey, a country caught between the ideologies of East and West. Feroz Ahmad provides a full survey of Turkey''s checkered past, from its beginnings as a disparate group of tribes to its status as the first secular republic in the Islamic world. In addition to providing a detailed account of the key cultural, economic, and social events, this accessible text also examines the problems faced by modern Turkey, from the rise of Islamic militancy to the current tension in Turkey''s government
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahmad, Feroz
Dewey number
956.1
Index
index present
LC call number
DR440 .A624 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
  • HISTORY
  • Turkey
Label
Turkey : the quest for identity, Feroz Ahmad
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; About the Author; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on transcription; Abbreviations; Maps; Chapter: 1 The Ottomans : From Statehood To Empire, 1300-1789; The emergence of the house of Ottoman; Growth of the military; Early Ottoman conquests and expansion; Mehmed the Conqueror and his influence; Expanding Ottoman possessions; Süleyman the Magnificent; An age of revolution; The janissary-ülema alliance; Growing European influence; Chapter: 2 From Reform To Revolution, 1789-1908; Reform of the military; The Sublime Porte and Mehmed Ali
  • The movement towards WesternizationEmergence of a new middle class; Tanzimat (restructuring); The Young Ottomans movement; Bankruptcy and upheaval: unravelling of the Ottoman empire; From autocracy to constitutionalism; Emerging traditionalism; Chapter: 3 The Constitutional Revolution : Reform and War, 1908-1918; Restoration of the constitution; Counter-revolution; The accession of Mehmed V; Balkan wars and Ottoman defeats; The repercussions of defeat; Alliance with Germany; The Ottoman role in the First World War; Chapter: 4 The Kemalist Era, 1919-1938
  • Atatürk's background and rise to powerThe birth of the national liberation movement; Birth of the republic; Republicanism takes root; Atatürk's influence on the new republic; Chapter: 5 Towards Multi -- Party Politics and Democracy, 1938-1960; Inönü's new presidency; War in Europe; The aftermath of the Second World War; The formation of the Democrat Party; The general elections of 1946 and 1950; The Cold War and its effects on Turkey; Domestic politics; Economic concerns; The army enters the fray; Chapter: 6 Military Guardians, 1960-1980; Government by junta
  • National Unity Committee: interim governmentThe 'Second Republic'; Economic reforms; Changing societal structures; The formation of new political parties; The new politics and the wider world; The Cyprus question; Political fragmentation; The memorandum regime and after, 1971-1980; The general election of 1973; Coalition government: RPP-NSP; Turkey's renewed strategic importance; Mounting economic gloom; Chapter: 7 The Military, the Parties and Globalization, 1980-2003; Restructuring the political system; The establishment of new political parties; The general election of 1983
  • Former political leaders re-emergeEconomic problems return to the fore; Turkey's changing social and political landscape; The Kurdish question; Turkey and the EEC; Turkey's political malaise; New political coalitions; Continuing political instability and its effects on the economy; Secularists and Islamists; The increasing importance of EU entry; Postscript: Turkey 2005 -2013; Chronology of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey; Glossary; Index
Control code
891448819
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
1 online resource (504 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780743028
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891448819
Label
Turkey : the quest for identity, Feroz Ahmad
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; About the Author; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on transcription; Abbreviations; Maps; Chapter: 1 The Ottomans : From Statehood To Empire, 1300-1789; The emergence of the house of Ottoman; Growth of the military; Early Ottoman conquests and expansion; Mehmed the Conqueror and his influence; Expanding Ottoman possessions; Süleyman the Magnificent; An age of revolution; The janissary-ülema alliance; Growing European influence; Chapter: 2 From Reform To Revolution, 1789-1908; Reform of the military; The Sublime Porte and Mehmed Ali
  • The movement towards WesternizationEmergence of a new middle class; Tanzimat (restructuring); The Young Ottomans movement; Bankruptcy and upheaval: unravelling of the Ottoman empire; From autocracy to constitutionalism; Emerging traditionalism; Chapter: 3 The Constitutional Revolution : Reform and War, 1908-1918; Restoration of the constitution; Counter-revolution; The accession of Mehmed V; Balkan wars and Ottoman defeats; The repercussions of defeat; Alliance with Germany; The Ottoman role in the First World War; Chapter: 4 The Kemalist Era, 1919-1938
  • Atatürk's background and rise to powerThe birth of the national liberation movement; Birth of the republic; Republicanism takes root; Atatürk's influence on the new republic; Chapter: 5 Towards Multi -- Party Politics and Democracy, 1938-1960; Inönü's new presidency; War in Europe; The aftermath of the Second World War; The formation of the Democrat Party; The general elections of 1946 and 1950; The Cold War and its effects on Turkey; Domestic politics; Economic concerns; The army enters the fray; Chapter: 6 Military Guardians, 1960-1980; Government by junta
  • National Unity Committee: interim governmentThe 'Second Republic'; Economic reforms; Changing societal structures; The formation of new political parties; The new politics and the wider world; The Cyprus question; Political fragmentation; The memorandum regime and after, 1971-1980; The general election of 1973; Coalition government: RPP-NSP; Turkey's renewed strategic importance; Mounting economic gloom; Chapter: 7 The Military, the Parties and Globalization, 1980-2003; Restructuring the political system; The establishment of new political parties; The general election of 1983
  • Former political leaders re-emergeEconomic problems return to the fore; Turkey's changing social and political landscape; The Kurdish question; Turkey and the EEC; Turkey's political malaise; New political coalitions; Continuing political instability and its effects on the economy; Secularists and Islamists; The increasing importance of EU entry; Postscript: Turkey 2005 -2013; Chronology of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey; Glossary; Index
Control code
891448819
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
1 online resource (504 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780743028
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891448819

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