Rhodes, Fred
April 2004
Middle East;Apr2004, Issue 344, p64
Poised between three continents and caught between ideologies of East and West, Turkey has a rich and fascinating history which is ably charted in the book "Turkey: The Quest for Identity," by Feroz Ahmad, an absorbing new addition to Oneworld's short history series. From the 11th century invasion of Anatolia to attempts at European integration, recent resignations of government members, and Turkey's involvement in the 2003 war with Iraq, this book traces the social, economic and political development of this exotic country.


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