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AuthorZürcher, Erik Jan
TitleThe young Turk legacy and nation building : from the Ottoman Empire to Atatürk's Turkey / Erik J. Zürcher
ImprintLondon : I. B. Tauris, 2010
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Table of Contents
 Preface: Thirty Years of Turkish History 
ISources And Literature1
1The Politician as Historian, Historians in Politics: On the Nutuk (Speech) of Mustafa Kemal Pasha6
2Young Turk Memoirs as a Historical Source: KŁzim Karabekir's IstiklŁl Harbimiz17
3The Historiography of the Constitutional Revolution: Broad Consensus, Some Disagreement and a Missed Opportunity26
4The Rise and Fall of 'Modern' Turkey: Bernard Lewis's Emergence Fifty Years On41
IIImperial Twilight55
5The Ottoman Empire 1850-1922: Unavoidable Failure?59
6The Ides of April: A Fundamentalist Uprising in Istanbul in 1909?73
7Sultan Mehmet V's Visit to Kosovo in June 191184
8Who Were the Young Turks?95
9The Young Turk Mindset110
10Atat{250}rk as a Unionist124
11The Ottoman Legacy of the Kemalist Republic136
IIIThe Great War151
12The Ottoman Conscription System in Theory and Practice, 1844-1918154
13The Ottoman Soldier in World War I167
14The Ottoman Empire and the Armistice of Moudhros188
15Renewal and Silence: Post-war Unionist and Kemalist Rhetoric on the Armenian Genocide195
IVTowards The Nation State209
16Young Turks, Ottoman Muslims and Turkish Nationalists: Identity Politics 1908-38213
17Were the Progressives Conservative?236
18Institution Building in the Kemalist Republic Compared with Pahlevi Iran: The People's Party246
19Touring Anatolia at the End of the Atat{250}rk Era: Kemalist Turkey Observed by Western Visitors259
20Islam in the Service of the Caliphate and the Secular State271
21Turning Points and Missed Opportunities in the Modern History of Turkey: Where Could Things Have Gone Differently?285
 Bibliography of Erik J. Z{250}rcher343
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC #653083006Find in WorldCat
Phys. Descriptionx, 358 pages ; 24 cm
SERIESLibrary of modern Middle East studies ; v. 87
Library of modern Middle East studies ; 87
ISBN9781848852716 (hbk.)
1848852711 (hbk.)
9781848852723 (pbk.)
184885272X (pbk.)
SubjectsAtatürk, Kemal, 1881-1938
İttihat ve Terakki Cemiyeti
Turkey -- History -- 20th century
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1909-1918
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1918-1960
The grand narrative of The Young Turk Legacy and Nation Building is that of the essential continuity of the late Ottoman Empire with the Republic of Turkey that was founded in 1923. Erik Jan Zürcher shows that Kemal's ""ideological toolkit,"" which included positivism, militarism, nationalism and a state-centred world view, was shared by many other Young Turks. Authoritarian rule, a one-party(More)
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Erik J. Zürcher
Erik J. Zürcher is Professor of Turkish Studies at the University of Leiden and Director of the International Institute of Social History at Amsterdam. He is the author of numerous books on Turkey, including Turkey: A Modern History (I.B.Tauris), which has been translated into seven languages; Arming the State: Military Conscription in the Middle East and Central Asia, 1775-1925; Identity(More)
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Preface: Thirty Years of Turkish History
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Zurcher (Univ. of Leiden, Netherlands; Turkey: A Modern History, 3rd ed., 2004), a leading expert on the late Ottoman Empire and its transition to Republican Turkey, has taken more than 20 of his previously published articles, mainly from edited volumes, and several unpublished conference papers and combined them into a single volume. Although the articles have been(More)
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