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Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds

 
 
 
 
Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds
Author: Stephen Kinzer
ISBN 13: 9780374531409
ISBN 10: 374531404
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 2008-09-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $17.00
 
 

“A sharp, spirited appreciation of where Turkey stands now, and where it may head.” —Carlin Romano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

In the first edition of this widely praised book, Stephen Kinzer made the convincing claim that Turkey was the country to watch—poised between Europe and Asia, 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. In this newly revised edition, he adds much important new information on the many exciting transformations in Turkey’s government and politics that have kept it in the headlines, and also shows how recent developments in both American and European policies (and not only the war in Iraq) have affected this unique and perplexing nation.

The Philadelphia Inquirer - Carlin Romano

A sharp, spirited appreciation of where Turkey stands now, and where it may head.