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The New Life *

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter locates Halide Edip in the context of her family’s social profile, explores her cultural and intellectual inheritance, and contextualizes her engagements. It describes her political ... More


Borders and Those Who Crossed Them Inside India

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Inside India, a major source for understanding politics and society. In this book, Halide opened the way for a view of contemporary history in which attention is not given ... More


Gender, Reforms, and Modernity

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Halide’s commitment to gender justice, an engagement deepened by a new ideological framework which developed in line with the period’s emerging nationalism. Halide wrote ... More


Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Halide Edip (1884–1964) once observed that Turkey is an ideal cross-section of the human world. Her own life was no less eclectic. A prolific novelist, teacher, erudite scholar, and political ... More


Against the Common Enemy Crises and New Beginnings, 1912–22

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter draws on some aspects of India’s colonial past to compare the trials and tribulations with that of Turkey. While they were markedly different, there were mutual influences shared by both ... More


The Legend Lives On …

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter begins with a brief description of the changes in Halide’s life prior to her death on 9 January 1964. It then discusses some broad themes that can be teased out of her discourses. These ... More


In Defence of the Realm

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Halide’s support for Mustafa Këmal’s military leadership in the war against foreign rule. Towards the end of September 1919, Halide worked as translator/interpreter for the ... More


In the Footsteps of Gandhi

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Halide’s admiration for Mahatma Gandhi. As Gandhi’s best interpreter in Turkey, Halide wanted to study his ideas seriously, for he offered one of the ways for the West to ... More


The Idea of the East and West Debate with Iqbal

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes Halide’s lectures at Jamia where she talked of the failure of the intelligentsia to study the East and the West in any objective or comparative way. Halide contested the old ... More


Introduction Images of Turkey

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter begins with discussions of the long-held European hostility towards Turkey, and how Hindus and Muslims alike saw the Turks as the agency best suited for the piloting of ... More


Religion and Politics in the Everyday

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Halide’s views about Hindu-Muslim relations in India. In Inside India two influences are visible, Jamia and Gandhi. Generally speaking, her analysis of and conclusions on ... More


The League of Nations Rescue of Trafficked Women and Children and the Paradox of Modern Humanitarianism, 1920–1936

Keith David Watenpaugh

in Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520279308
eISBN:
9780520960800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279308.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Using the archives of the League of Nations and first-person memoirs of trafficked children, this chapter explores the phenomenon of humanitarian rescue and the often paradoxical outcomes of that ... More


Adele Azar’s Notebook: Charity and Feminism

Salim Tamari

in Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291256
eISBN:
9780520965102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291256.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter demonstrates how at the turn of the century, the use of family endowments and benevolent associations created the earliest forms of independent women's groups. It studies the notebook of ... More


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