THE ROLE OF NATIONALITY IN THE GENESIS OF MODERN TURKEY

Erdal Aydın
2019 Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi  
The relationship of modernization and nationality will be investigated in this article by reference of Turkish political history in the context of approaches of civil, ethnical and modernist nationalism. Modernization beginning with Ottoman State has been continued during Republic era. Nationality appearing especially after French Revolution in the west symbolizes emergence of national states as well as competition of common people in respect of rights and freedoms. Turkism, as well as
more » ... as well as Ottomanism and Islamism has been very strong in the late Ottoman State. Nationality was crucial element during National Independent Struggle and foundation of the Republic. Development and role of nationality from Ottoman to Republic has been analyzed in this essay in regard of modernization.
doi:10.17755/esosder.551375 fatcat:ibhowhbmh5evpf24ndvujgrmke