The Turks in World History by Carter Vaughn Findley

The Turks in World History

byCarter 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 and the profound transformations marked successively by the Turks' entry into Islam and intomodernity.

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Carter Vaughn Findley is Professor of History at Ohio State University. He is the author of Ottoman Civil Officialdom: A Social History and Bureaucratic Reform in the Ottoman Empire: The Sublime Porte, 1789-1922, as well as a co-author of Twentieth-Century World, among other titles. He is a past president of the World History Associ...
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Title:The Turks in World HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 0.71 inPublished:January 7, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195177266

ISBN - 13:9780195177268

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"This is a much-needed, welcome and highly readable introduction to the Turkic world and its complex evolution. Findley's book, based on the most recent scholarship, has the added advantage of being set in a global context, connecting the important stages in the history of the Turkic peopleswith larger, world-historical processes."--Peter B. Golden, author of An Introduction to the History of the Turkic Peoples