HIS 306N • Intro to Turkish Hist & Cult
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
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.
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).