By Umut Uzer
During this publication, Umut Uzer examines the ideological evolution and transformation of Turkish nationalism from its early precursors to its modern protagonists. Turkish nationalism erupted onto the area degree within the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries, as Greeks, Armenians, and different minority teams in the Ottoman Empire started to search independence. in part in accordance with the emerging nationalist voices of those teams, Turkish intellectuals started propagating Turkish nationalism via educational in addition to renowned books, and later institutions released semipropagandist journals with the help of the Unionist and Kemalist governments. whereas predominantly a textual research of the first assets written by way of the nationalists, this quantity takes into consideration how political advancements prompted Turkish nationalism and likewise tackles the query of the way an ideology that begun as a progressive, innovative, forward-looking excellent finally reworked into one who is conservative, patriarchal, and mawkish to the Ottoman and Islamic earlier. among Islamic and Turkish id is the 1st e-book in any language to comprehensively examine Turkish nationalism with such scope and engagement with basic resources; it goals to dissect the phenomenon in all its manifestations.