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Turks in World History

ISBN-10: 0195177266

ISBN-13: 9780195177268

Edition: 2004

Authors: Carter Vaughn Findley

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Beginning in Inner Asia two thousand years ago, the Turks have migrated and expanded to form today's Turkish Republic, five post-Soviet republics, other societies across Eurasia, and a global diaspora. For the first time in a single, accessible volume, this book traces the Turkic peoples' trajectory from steppe, to empire, to nation-state. Cultural, economic, social, and political history unite in these pages to illuminate the projection of Turkic identity across space and time andthe profound transformations marked successively by the Turks' entry into Islam and into modernity.
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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The pre-Islamic Turks and their precursors
Islam and empire from the Seljuks through the Mongols
Islamic empires from Temur to the "gunpowder era"
The Turks in the modern world : reform and imperialism
The Turks and modernity : republican and communist
Conclusion : the Turkic caravan in retrospect