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By Zeynep Kezer

ISBN-10: 0822963906

ISBN-13: 9780822963905

Building sleek Turkey deals a serious account of ways the outfitted atmosphere mediated Turkey’s transition from a pluralistic (multiethnic and multireligious) empire right into a sleek, homogenized countryside following the cave in of the Ottoman Empire on the finish of worldwide warfare I. Zeynep Kezer argues that the planned dismantling of ethnic and spiritual enclaves and the spatial practices that ensued have been as critical to conjuring up a feeling of nationwide cohesion and facilitating the operations of a latest countryside as have been the production of a brand new capital, Ankara, and different websites and companies that embodied a brand new smooth lifestyle. The ebook breaks new flooring through reading either the artistic and damaging forces at play within the making of recent Turkey and by way of addressing the overpowering frictions in this profound transformation and their long term outcomes. through contemplating spatial changes at assorted scales—from the adventure of the person self in house to that of overseas geopolitical disputes—Kezer additionally illuminates the concrete and performative dimensions of fortifying a political ideology, one who instills within the inhabitants a feeling of club in and allegiance to the kingdom particularly competing loyalties and guarantees its longevity.

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