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Title From the abode of Islam to the Turkish vatan : the making of a national homeland in Turkey / Behlül Özkan.
Author Özkan, Behlül, 1975-
Publication New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description ix, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Call # 320.540956 O
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary How did Turkey move from tribal and religiously based understandings of society to a concept of the modern nation-state? The book traces the shifting valences of vatan (Arabic for "birthplace" or "homeland") from the Ottoman period--when it signified a certain territorial integrity and imperial ideology--through its acquisition of religious undertones and its evolution alongside the concept of millet (nation),
Contents Searching for a new legitimacy : Ottoman patriotism and imperial vatan -- From imperial to national vatan -- From geography to vatan -- Vatan and Turkey's foreign policy.
Subject Nationalism -- Turkey.
National characteristics, Turkish.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Turkey -- History -- 20th century.
Turkey -- Boundaries -- History.
Turkey -- Foreign relations.
ISBN 9780300172010 (alk. paper)
030017201X (alk. paper)

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