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Becoming Turkish : nationalist reforms and cultural negotiations in early republican Turkey, 1923-1945

Author: Hale Yılmaz
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, ©2013.
Series: Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book examines the modernist nation-building processes in post-Ottoman Turkey through a perspective that stresses social and cultural dimensions and everyday negotiations of the Kemalist reforms. Drawing on archival evidence and oral interviews, the author asks how the reforms were mediated and how citizens received, reacted to, and experienced them. It traces the experiences of the subaltern, the elites and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hale Yılmaz
ISBN: 9780815633174 0815633173
OCLC Number: 813949553
Description: xv, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Dressing the nation's citizens : men's clothing reforms in the early republic --
Women, politics, and the culture of dress in the making of a new Turkish nation --
Language : a new Turkish script for a new and literate Turkish nation --
Celebrating national holidays.
Series Title: Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Responsibility: Hale Yılmaz.

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Provides a better understanding of the modernist nation-building processes in post-Ottoman Turkey through a rare perspective in the field that stresses the social and cultural dimensions and everyday  Read more...

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