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Collective and state violence in Turkey : the construction of a national identity from empire to nation-state / edited by Stephan H. Astourian and Raymond H. Kévorkian.

Contributor(s): Astourian, Stephan H [editor.] | Kévorkian, Raymond H [editor.]Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781789204506Subject(s): Political violence -- Turkey | Violence -- Turkey | Nationalism -- Turkey -- History | Ethnic conflict -- Turkey -- History | Minorities -- Turkey -- History | Minorities -- Crimes against -- Turkey | Armenian massacres, 1915-1923 -- Influence | Identification (Religion) -- Political aspects -- Turkey -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Collective and state violence in TurkeyDDC classification: 303.48/409561 LOC classification: HN656.5.Z9 | V54 2020Summary: "Turkey has gone through significant transformations over the last century-from the Ottoman Empire and Young Turk era to the Republic of today-but throughout it has demonstrated troubling continuities in its encouragement and deployment of mass violence. In particular, the construction of a Muslim-Turkish identity has been achieved in part by designating "internal enemies" at whom public hatred can be directed. This volume provides a wide range of case studies and historiographical reflections on the alarming recurrence of such violence in Turkish history, as atrocities against varied ethnic-religious groups from the nineteenth century to today have propelled the nation's very sense of itself"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Turkey has gone through significant transformations over the last century-from the Ottoman Empire and Young Turk era to the Republic of today-but throughout it has demonstrated troubling continuities in its encouragement and deployment of mass violence. In particular, the construction of a Muslim-Turkish identity has been achieved in part by designating "internal enemies" at whom public hatred can be directed. This volume provides a wide range of case studies and historiographical reflections on the alarming recurrence of such violence in Turkish history, as atrocities against varied ethnic-religious groups from the nineteenth century to today have propelled the nation's very sense of itself"-- Provided by publisher.

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