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Establishing Distance from Immigrant Muslims

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how converted German Muslims seek to practice a so-called true Islam stripped of cultural accretions. In its indigenous German Muslim context, an Islam free of culture means an ... More


Turkish Humanism

in East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the particularities of Turkish humanism as a way of renewing Turkish culture. It shows that Turkish reformers in the 1930s drew on the Renaissance model to develop a system of ... More


Entering the Gaze of the Nationalists

Markus Dressler

in Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969401
eISBN:
9780199346103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969401.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains the role that the Kızılbaş-Alevis played in the context of late Ottoman and early Kemalist social engineering and the nationalist goal of creating an ethnically and religiously ... More


Three Versions of “Beloved Istanbul”

in The Republic of Love: Cultural Intimacy in Turkish Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775050
eISBN:
9780226775074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775074.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A new figure of intimacy made an appearance in Turkish popular culture in the mid-1990s: a melancholic wanderer contemplating the cityscape. This chapter focuses on particularly significant poem, ... More


Ottoman Political Thought during World War I

Banu Turnaoğlu

in The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172743
eISBN:
9781400885220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172743.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how World War I brought about deep changes in Ottoman social, political, and intellectual life. International comparative studies and Turkish historiography, however, have ... More


Turkey

Cetin Tuker, Erdal Yılmaz, and Kursat Cagiltay

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0036
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Turkey, and it contains a description of the Turkish video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Conclusion

in The Republic of Love: Cultural Intimacy in Turkish Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775050
eISBN:
9780226775074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775074.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. The aim of this book has been to find a way of talking about the singular contributions of Zeki Müren, Orhan Gencebay, and Sezen Aksu. It ... More


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