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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2004

HIS 306N • Intro to Turkish Hist & Cult

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37755 MWF
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
GAR 313
GUR

Course Description

This course will introduce topics on the social, political, economic and cultural history of Turkey in the twentieth century. The course will focus on the concepts of nation-state and nationalism as major forces in the history of modern Turkey. In addition to the assigned readings, various visual materials, including films, will be used in class.

Texts

1. Erik Jan Zurcher. TURKEY: A MODERN HISTORY. New York: I.B. Tauris, 1993. 2. Bozdogan Sibel. MODERNISM AND NATION BUILDING. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001. 3. Also, a reading packet will be available at Longhorn Copies (26th & Guadalupe).

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