* NES 210 (HA)
Modern Turkey: From Ataturk to AKP
This course offers an introductory overview of the history of modern Turkey, starting with the early republican period and looking into Turkey's domestic political dynamics through the republican period, including the most recent developments in Turkish domestic politics.
Sample reading list:
Erik Zurcher, Turkey: A Modern History
Sibel Bozdogan and Resat Kasaba, Rethinking Modernity and National Identity in Turkey
William Hale, Turkish Politics and the Military
Banu Eligur, The Mobilization of Political Islam in Turkey
See instructor for complete list
Both mid-term and final exams will be take-home papers, but they will require research and synthesis that builds upon class discussion. Two short papers, one final paper.
Take Home Final Exam - 35%
Papers - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
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