BOOK REVIEW: An Intellectual History of Turkish Nationalism: Between Turkish Ethnicity and Islamic Identity

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Volume 13, Number 051, 2016
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The scholarship on Turkish nationalism has traditionally focused on the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic, often examining how the imperial ruling elites gradually came to terms with the transition from imperial attachments to narrower ethnic belongings. Since the early 2000s, however, as political Islam has begun to gain a more prominent position in Turkish political life, the studies on Turkish nationalism have also shifted gear.


Turkish nationalism, intellectual history, Turkish ethnicity, Islamic identity


International Relations, Volume 13, Issue 51, 2016, pp. 127-128


  • Ramazan Hakkı ÖZTAN, Ph.D., Istanbul Medipol University
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