Rethinking Regionalism: Memory of Change in a Turkish Black Sea Town

Özt&uul;rkmen, Arzu
March 2005
East European Quarterly;Spring2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Analyzes the dynamics between regionalism, nation-building and locality focusing on the case of the Black Sea town Tirebolu in Turkey. Social and economic transformation of Tirebolu in a historical perspective; Historical relations of the community with Russians; Use of the term local by Clifford Geertz in his book "Local Knowledge"; Ways in which the significance of a method that tries to deconstruct the mainstream concepts of the local and the regional can be elaborated.


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