Abdullah Gul and the Making of the New Turkey (Hardback)
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Abdullah Gul and the Making of the New Turkey (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 02/10/2014
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Drawing on original research, including personal interviews with President Abdullah Gul as well as his wife and close circle of colleagues and friends, this fascinating account offers readers a portrait of a man who has been at the heart of the political, economic and cultural developments that have brought Turkey to international prominence in recent years.

In 2002 Abdullah Gul's democratically-elected party gained power and challenged Turkey's republican and secular legacy, and shortly after Gul led Turkey's attempts to receive an accession date for the European Union. In 2007 he became the first president of Turkey with a background in Islamic politics - causing political commentators to hail his victory as a "new era in Turkish politics" - and he has, ever since, been a major figure in Turkey's diplomatic relationships in the Middle East and international political arena.

Gerald MacLean's absorbing biography of this significant politician throws light on important episodes of Turkey's recent history.

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781780745626
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A fascinating account of Islam's passage into modernity... Breaking with all cliches about Islam, Abdullah Gul and the Making of New Turkey is indispensable reading for those who want to understand recent Turkish history as well as the ongoing mutation of this world religion.' -- Mahmut Mutman, the author of The Politics of Writing Islam, Istanbul Sehir University

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