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Author Berkes, Niyazi.

Title The development of secularism in Turkey / Niyazi Berkes ; with a new introduction by Feroz Ahmad
Published New York : Routledge, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 537 pages)
Contents Preface -- New introduction / by Feroz Ahmad -- Introduction -- The glimmerings 1718-1826. Silhouette of a renaissance ; Reaction against innovation ; The new order and its fall -- The break-through 1826-78. Foundations of a secular state ; Tanzimat: the economic and political impact of the West ; The secularism of the Tanzimat ; The constitutional movement ; Constitution of 1876 -- The reaction 1878-1908. Constitutional absolutism ; The reactions against the reaction -- Search for a fulcrum 1908-19. The Meşrutiyet ; Three proposed roads to reconstruction ; Reforming the institutions ; The secularism of the Meşrutiyet -- The struggle for establishment of a secular nation-state 1919-39. The birth of a nation under fire ; The Kemalist reforms ; The secularism of the Kemalist regime -- Conclusion -- Glossary
Summary First published in 1999
Notes Originally published: Montreal : McGill University Press, 1964
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Islam and state -- Turkey -- History
Secularism -- Turkey -- History
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Islam and state.
Politics and government
Política e governo -- Século xix;século xx -- Turquia.
Secularização -- Turquia.
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Turkey -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136678298