The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey, Hardback Book


In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country's developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes.

This Handbook provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging profile of modern Turkey.

Bringing together original contributions from leading scholars with a wide range of backgrounds, this important reference work gives a unique in-depth survey of Turkish affairs, past and present.

Thematically organised sections cover:Turkish history from the early Ottoman period to the presentTurkish culturePolitics and international relationsSocial issuesGeographyThe Turkish economy and economicsPresenting diverse and often competing views on all aspects of Turkish history, politics, society, culture, geography, and economics, this handbook will be an essential reference tool for students and scholars of Middle East studies, comparative politics, and culture and society.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 4 Line drawings, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Regional studies
  • ISBN: 9780415558174


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