The definitive history of modern Turkey. In TURKEY UNVEILED, Nicole and Hugh Pope provide a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey along with a full examination of its formative past, tracing the rise of the country that transformed itself in the twentieth century from an agrarian society to an affluent, prominent republic. Illustrated with ...Read MoreThe definitive history of modern Turkey. In TURKEY UNVEILED, Nicole and Hugh Pope provide a rich mosaic of contemporary Turkey along with a full examination of its formative past, tracing the rise of the country that transformed itself in the twentieth century from an agrarian society to an affluent, prominent republic. Illustrated with photographs and maps, the history and politics of the region and its place in world politics are brought right up to the present day. Combining expert analysis with keen understanding of a culture long misunderstood by the West, TURKEY UNVEILED provides dramatic insight into a country that has found a new and prominent position in current global affairs.Read Less
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Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Overlook Press Trade Paperback in Good Condition. The spires of Turkey adorn the cover with burgundy lettering, burgundy spine with white lettering. Moderate edge-wear to extremities, spine uncreased, lower corner creased, Interior unmarked, pages evenly toned, clean pages. The authors speak fluent Turkish and have reported from Turkey for more than a decade. They provide a rich perspective on modern 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 founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. First published in the United States, 2004 in paperback. Contains illustrations, eight pages black and white photographs section, maps, note on Turkish spelling, chronology, notes, bibliography and index. Woodstock and New York: The Overlook Press, 2004 Second Printing. 6" x 9" tall; 393 pages.
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