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Crescent and Star Turkey Between Two Worlds

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ISBN-10: 0374528667

ISBN-13: 9780374528669

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen Kinzer, S. Kinzer

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If Turkey lived up to its potential, it could rule the world - but will it? A passionate report from the front lines For centuries few terrors were more vivid in the West than fear of "the Turk," and many people still think of Turkey as repressive, wild, and dangerous. Crescent and Star is Stephen Kinzer's compelling report on the truth about this nation of contradictions - poised between Europe and Asia, caught between the glories of its Ottoman past and its hopes for a democratic future, between the dominance of its army and the needs of its civilian citizens, between its secular expectations and its Muslim traditions. Kinzer vividly describes Turkey's captivating delights as he smokes…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 9/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English