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Introduction

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of museums in the late-nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. This book considers how the idea of the museum ... More


Nationalism, Historiography, and Politics

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/9780199969401.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter is dedicated to the formation of Fuad Köprülü as a late Ottoman and early republican intellectual. Köprülü’s early historical work on the literary traditions of the Turks following their ... More


“Only Turks Can Lead a Muslim Union”: The Case for Ethno-Religious Identity

Gülay Türkmen

in Under the Banner of Islam: Turks, Kurds, and the Limits of Religious Unity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197511817
eISBN:
9780197511848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511817.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 4 revolves around “ethno-religious” identity and argues that another reason the idea of Muslim unity does not work well in the Kurdish conflict is the strength of Turkish nationalism among ... More


Ethnicity, Nation and Civilization

in Social Theory and Later Modernities: The Turkish Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238881
eISBN:
9781846314094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238881.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which offers a hypothetical analysis of the connections between ethnicity, nation, and culture and civilization to answer the Kurdish question, also examines the invention of the ... More


The Rise of the Hittite Sun: A Deconstruction of Western Civilization from the Margin

Wendy Shaw

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on the rewriting of Turkish history in the early 1930s sponsored by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk himself. It shows how the rewriting of Turkish history mirrored and inverted the ... More


Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

Aysegul Aydin and Cem Emrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453540
eISBN:
9780801456206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453540.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do insurgents and governments select their targets? Which ideological discourses and organizational policies do they adopt to win civilian loyalties and control territory? This book suggests that ... More


Introduction

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter rehearses an answer to the following question: how did the pursuit of ‘advanced democracy’, as initially promised, develop into a new form of authoritarianism in Turkey, more than ... More


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