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Author Karaveli, Halil Magnus, author.

Title Why Turkey is authoritarian : from Atatürk to Erdoğan / Halil Karaveli
Published London : Pluto Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 233 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Series Preface; Timeline; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. A Pattern of Violence; 2. Kemalism and the Left; 3. Capitalist Foundation; 4. How the Right Won the People; 5. Social Democratic Hope; 6. Vengeance of the Right; 7. The Rise of the Islamists; Epilogue: Class, Identity and Democracy; Afterword: Attacking the Kurds -- The 'Return' of Kemalism; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary A radical history of Turkey, from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day, rejecting traditional narratives of a 'clash of civilisations'
Subject Authoritarianism -- Turkey -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Politics and government.
Turkey -- Politics and government -- History
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786802651