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Tracing the rise of the country that transformed itself in the twentieth century from an agrarian society to an affluent, prominent republic, this new, definitive edition of Turkey Unveiled includes new photos, maps, and key information on Turkey's new-found prominent position in current global affairs, as evidenced by its vital role as a moderate Islamic government during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Experts Nicole and Hugh Pope provide a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey and its formative past, combining expert analysis with keen understanding of a culture long misunderstood by the West.
Title: Turkey Unveiled: A History of modern Turkey
Publisher: NY, 2004
ISBN Number: 1585675814
ISBN Number 13: 9781585675814
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
lb: 1.50 lb
Seller ID: 12H013
Description: "Tight, bright, clean tilted. Owner's name inside cover, a few folded page corners and edgewear to exterior. "" a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey and its formative past. The strengths and weaknesses of the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian tragedy, the ongoing Kurdish struggle, and the controversial legacy of the brilliant but autocratic founder (Ataturk) are all explored in detail, alongside portraits of new leaders..."" 395 annotated, indexed pages including Chronology and Bibliography."
Keywords: "Kurds, Turkey, Armenia" HISTORY / Europe / General CULTURES & COUNTRIES "NOT KEPT AT STORE- if you would like to pick this up, please order the day before you want to pick it up. Use the ""pick up in store"" option for shipping at checkout.",