Historical Dictionary of Turkey

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Scarecrow Press, 1994 - Historia - Uppslagsbok - Turkiet - 593 pages
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Heper traces the dramatic ups and downs in the long history of the Turks, beginning with the rise of the Ottoman Empire in the 13th century and concluding with the present day. He covers significant persons, places, and events, as well as important aspects of the economy, culture, and society. A chronology and appendices clarify the history, while an exceptionally complete bibliography directs interested readers to more specialized sources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Contents

Chronology
1
Rulers of Turkey
49
TurkeyAn Overview
58
The Dictionary
79
Introduction
321
Defeat Disintegration and Revival 19181922
404
International Relations and Foreign Policy in
448
The Economy in the Republican Period
480
SocioCultural Life in the Ottoman Empire
512
Art and Literature
523
Attitudes Values and Culture
546
Demography
553
Education and Health
559
Mass Media
571
Urbanization Urbanism and Housing
581
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About the author (1994)

Heper is Professor of Political Science and Dean of the School of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences, at Bilkent University, Ankara.

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