Turkish society is frequently accused of having amnesia. This volume provides an understanding of contemporary Turkey and how its different representations of the past have become metaphors through which individuals and groups define their cultural identity and political position.
Esra Ozyurek is an associate professor in the department of anthropology at the University of California - San Diego. She is the author Nostalgia for the Modern: Privatization of State Secularism in Turkey.
Syracuse University Press
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Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East