The Turkish Press in Egypt

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9789774163975
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781617971051 | DOI:
The Turkish Press in Egypt

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Between 1828 and 1947, a total of sixty-four Turkish newspapers and magazines were published in Egypt. They fall into five historical stages: periodicals intended for Egypt’s Turkish speakers; periodicals published by members of the CUP and Young Turks in opposition to Ottoman rule; newspapers published in prisoner-of-war camps during the First World War; periodicals associated with the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923 and the abolition of the caliphate in 1924; and one magazine that appeared during the Second World War.

Keywords: publishing; newspapers; magazines; Young Turks; First World War; Second World War; Turkish Republic

Chapter.  18489 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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