The Revolution of 1908 in Turkey

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Brill, 1997 - Architecture - 341 pages
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This is a detailed account and an excellent narrative history of the often neglected period 1906-1908 in Turkey, in which the prelude and aftermath of the revolution and elections of 1908 took place. The year 1908 opened a new era of representative government and the social and political developments leading to the overthrow of the ancien regime are carefully and fascinatingly given. Historians and general readers will find The Revolution of 1908 in Turkey a thought-provoking book, which will resound in the discussion of the validity of Kemalist or quasi-Kemalist historiography and therefore provide a major contribution to the field.

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Aykut Kansu, Ph.D. (1990) in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, teaches at the Department of History, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.