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Introduction

Uğur Ümit Üngör

in The Making of Modern Turkey

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199603602
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729263 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603602.003.0001
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The Introduction delineates the skeletal frame of this book. It defines the foundations of its theoretical approach, which ranges from a general theory on nation formation to unpacking the concepts of ‘population politics’ and ‘social engineering’. Second, this Introduction articulates a problematization by formulating concrete research questions about the subject at hand. It continues to provide methodological vehicles and survey the relevant sources. Finally, it explains the structure and composition of the book.

Keywords: nationalism; nation formation; state formation; conceptualization; problematization

Chapter.  3802 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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