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  • Turkey
    Turkey (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    This revised edition builds upon the twin themes of Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • Turkey
    Turkey (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Building upon and updating its twin themes, this revised edition of "Turkey: A Modern History" focuses on Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • Identity, Politics in Central Asia and the Muslim World
    Identity, Politics in Central Asia and the Muslim World (English, Hardback) Willem Van Schendel

    Ouside Europe nationalism has continued to enjoy a heyday throughout the 20th century, this study lays bare the counter-forces unleashed by the project of nationalist modernisation and the stimulation of identity politics and explores how the policies have strengthened the movements for opting out.

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  • Men of Order
    Men of Order (English, Paperback) Touraj Atabaki, Erik J. Zurcher

    The authors trace the emergence of Atatürk and Reza Shah through the constitutional revolutions in Iran and the Ottoman Empire, which led to the introduction of European social models, the establishment of dictatorship and of secularist reforms. This produced in both Turkey and Iran highly authoritarian, nationalist and quasi-westernised states, where the personality cult of the leader defined...

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  • The Young Turk Legacy and Nation Building
    The Young Turk Legacy and Nation Building (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Shows that Kemal's 'ideological toolkit', which included positivism, militarism, nationalism and a state-centred world view, was shared by several Young Turks. This book focuses on the attempts of the Young Turks to save their empire through forced modernization and on the attempts of their Kemalist successors to build a strong national state.

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  • Arming the State
    Arming the State (English, Hardback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Universal conscription has been the main form of military recruitment in the 19th and 20th centuries. This study of the subject focuses on Ottoman Turkey, Egypt (where some of the most extreme forms of conscription occurred), Iran, central Asia and the Balkans.

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  • Turkey
    Turkey (English, Hardback) Erik J. Zurcher

    This revised edition builds upon the twin themes of Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • The Young Turk Legacy and Nation Building
    The Young Turk Legacy and Nation Building (English, Hardback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Shows that Kemal's 'ideological toolkit', which included positivism, militarism, nationalism and a state-centred world view, was shared by several Young Turks. This book focuses on the attempts of the Young Turks to save their empire through forced modernization and on the attempts of their Kemalist successors to build a strong national state.

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  • Ottoman Past and Today's Turkey
    Ottoman Past and Today's Turkey (English, Hardback) Kemal H. Karpat, Sevket Pamuk

    For the first time, the continuity of Ottoman culture in contemporary Turkey is discussed, by a group of well-known scholars of Ottoman-Turkish history and society. The insightful essays provide not only original knowledge, but also new interpretations concerning ethnicity and state involvement in identity creation.

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  • Buddhism in China
    Buddhism in China (English, Hardback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Buddhism in China gathers for the first time Erik Zurcher's most central papers on Chinese Buddhism, dealing with the translation and language of Buddhist scriptures, interactions with Daoist traditions, activities of Buddhists below elite social levels, and typological comparisons with Christianity.

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  • Turkey
    Turkey (English, Hardback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Building upon and updating its twin themes, this revised edition of "Turkey: A Modern History" focuses on Turkey's continuing incorporation into the capitalist world and the modernization of state and society.

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  • Buddhism in China
    Buddhism in China (English, Paperback) Erik J. Zurcher

    Buddhism in China gathers for the first time Erik Zurcher's most central papers on Chinese Buddhism, dealing with the translation and language of Buddhist scriptures, interactions with Daoist traditions, activities of Buddhists below elite social levels, and typological comparisons with Christianity.

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  • Men of Order
    Men of Order (English, Hardback) Touraj Atabaki, Erik J. Zurcher

    Traces the emergence of Ataturk and Reza Shah through constitutional revolutions in Iran and the Ottoman Empire; the introduction of European social models, the establishment of dictatorship and secularist reform. This produced authoritarian, nationalist and quasi-westernised states, where the personality cult of the leader defined the politics.

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  • History of Humanity: Vol. III
    History of Humanity: Vol. III (English, Hardback) Joachim Herrmann

    The third volume of the History of Humanity examines historical events and cultural, social and political structures which were introduced between 700 BC and 700 AD. Articles have been written by nearly 100 international experts.

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