Turkey Today: A Nation Divided Over Islam's Revival

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Three-quarters of a century ago Mustafa Kemal Ataturk launched a sweeping Cultural Revolution in the disintegrating Ottoman Empire, abolishing the Caliphate and Sufi orders and other Islamic institutions to create the modern secular Republic of Turkey. Most Turks and Turkish observers ignored signs of an Islamic revival and were stunned by the victory at the polls of the pro-Islamic party in 1994 and 1995. Marvine Howe, Ankara bureau chief for "The New York Times" before and after the 1980 military coup, returned to Turkey ...

Turkey Today: A Nation Divided Over Islam's Revival 2000, Basic Books, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813337647

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