From the Abode of Islam to the Turkish Vatan

The Making of National Homeland in Turkey
Author(s): 
Ozkan, Behlul
ISBN: 
9780300172010
Date published: 
July 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£25.00

How do people move from tribal and religiously based understandings of society to a concept of the modern nation-state? This book examines the complex and pivotal case of Turkey. Tracing the shifting valences of vatan (Arabic for "birthplace" or "homeland