Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds

Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds

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In the first edition of this widely praised book, Stephen Kinzer made the convincing claim that Turkey was the country to watch - poised between Europe and Asia, between the glories of its Ottoman past and its hopes for a democratic future, between the dominance of its army and the needs of its civilian citizens, between its secular expectations and its Muslim traditions. In this newly revised edition, he adds much important new information on the many exciting transformations in Turkey's government and politics that have kept it in the headlines, and also shows how recent developments in both American and European policies (and not only the war in Iraq) have affected this unique and perplexing nation.
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ISBN: 9780374531409

Published Date: September 16, 2008

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

Language: English

Page Count: 265

Size: 8.24" l x 5.50" w x 0.70" h

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Modern