The Young Turks in Opposition by M. Sukru HaniogluThe Young Turks in Opposition by M. Sukru Hanioglu

The Young Turks in Opposition

byM. Sukru Hanioglu

Hardcover | March 30, 1995

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In 1908, the revolution of the Young Turks deposed the dictatorship of Sultan Abdulhamid II and established a constitutional regime that became the major ruling power in the Ottoman empire. But the seeds of this revolution went back much farther: to 1889, when the secret Young Turkorganization the Committee of Union and Progress was formed. M. Sukru Hanioglu's landmark work is the story of the power struggles within the CUP and its impact on twentieth-century Turkish politics and culture. At once an in-depth history of an ideological movement and a study of the diplomatic relationships between the Ottoman Empire and the so-called greatpowers of Europe at the turn of the century, it analyzes the influence of European political thought on the CUP conspirators, and traces their influence on generations of Turkish intellectual and political life.
M. Sukru Hanioglu is Associate Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.
Title:The Young Turks in OppositionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pages, 9.49 × 6.46 × 1.3 inPublished:March 30, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195091159

ISBN - 13:9780195091151

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"A treasure chest for late Ottoman researchers." --Choice