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The Turks Today

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Description for The Turks Today Paperback. From the acclaimed biographer of Ataturk, a portrait of the Turkish people and their vibrant society today make this the authoritative work on modern Turkey. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 3JM; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 222.
Eighty years have passed since Mustafa Kemal Atatürk founded the Turkish Republic out of the ruins of the Ottoman Empire and set it on the path of modernisation. He was determined that his country should be accepted as a member of the family of civilised nations. Today Turkey is a rapidly developing country, an emergent market and a medium-sized regional power with the second strongest army in NATO. It is an open country which attracts millions of tourists, thousands of foreign businessmen and hundreds of researchers. They enjoy Turkish hospitality and experience its rich landscape and history, but many find ... Read more

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About Andrew Mango
Andrew Mango was born in Istanbul. He complemented his knowledge of Turkish by studying Persian and Arabic at the School of Oriental Studies in London. From 1947 to 1986 he worked at the BBC, retiring as Head of South European and French Language Services. During his retirement he continued to study and write on Turkish affairs. He died in 2014. ... Read more

Reviews for The Turks Today
Mango's book is a masterful overview of this period in Turkey's history
Sunday Times
To his credit, modern Turkey's great champion never acts as its apologist ... He is also impressively up to date ... authoritative and illuminating
Sunday Times
A swift, potted history of the Turkish political roller coaster.
Financial Times
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