Ottomans Looking West?: The Origins of the Tulip Age and Its Development in Modern Turkey

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The ""Tulip Age,"" a concept that described the beginning of the Ottoman Empire's westward inclination in the eighteenth century, was an idea proposed by Ottoman historian Ahmed Refik in 1912. In the first reassessment of the origins of this concept, Can Erimtan argues the ""Tulip Age"" was an important template for various political and ideological concerns of early twentieth century Turkish governments. The concept is most reflective of the 1930s Republican leadership's attempt to disengage Turkey's population from its ...

Ottomans Looking West?: The Origins of the Tulip Age and Its Development in Modern Turkey 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845114916

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