Investigating Turkey: Detective Fiction and Turkish Nationalism, 1928-1945 (Ottoman and Turkish Studies) (Hardcover)

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Investigating Turkey: Detective Fiction and Turkish Nationalism, 1928-1945 (Ottoman and Turkish Studies) (Hardcover)

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This book shows how Turkish detective fiction written between 1928 and 1945 aided in the top-down process of transmitting concepts of Turkish nationalism to the public by adhering very closely to Kemalist concepts of Turkish nationalism.
David Mason taught in Islamic Studies and Humanities departments for more than eight years at McGill University, Zayed University in Abu Dhabi, and the American University of Sharjah. His areas of research and teaching interest were the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, nationalism, Islamism, and detective fiction. Prior to his academic career, he traveled extensively and lived and taught in Istanbul for six years.
Product Details ISBN: 9781618116284
ISBN-10: 1618116282
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication Date: October 31st, 2017
Pages: 180
Language: English
Series: Ottoman and Turkish Studies