TITLE

TURKEY A MODERN HISTORY (Book)

AUTHOR(S)
Rhodes, Fred
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Nov2004, Issue 350, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the book "Turkey: A Modern History," by Erik J. Zurcher. Turkey's recent history has been marked by momentous political transformation and the rapid evolution of all aspects of its cultural, social and economic life. The most significant of these is arguably the rise of political Islam— which had called into question the fundamental tenets of the Kemalist state— with the success of the Islamic Welfare Party in the 1990s. Although that seemed to fit in with the trends in the Islamic world, the most recent developments set Turkey apart. The moderately Islamic Justice and Development Party has emerged as the dominant force in Turkish politics and it is using its mandate to speed up the political and economic reforms that are needed to fulfil Turkeys long-standing ambition to join the European Union.
ACCESSION #
14933971

 

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