The State and the Subaltern: Modernization, Society and the State in Turkey and Iran
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The State and the Subaltern: Modernization, Society and the State in Turkey and Iran

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This is the first study to observe the practice of modernization in Turkey and Iran not only from above, by examining the measures adopted by the political regimes of the late Ottomans, Atatürk and Reza Shah, but also from below, exploring how different social levels contributed to the drive for modernity. It is a full and thorough analysis of how these societies reacted t...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by I. B. Tauris (first published April 25th 2007)
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Una muy buena colección de artículos escritos por muy buenos autores que abordan desde distintos temas y perspectivas el efecto de la creación de dos estados centralizados - Irán y Turquía - sobre distintos grupos sociales, tratando ampliamente cuestiones como la identidad o el papel de la religión. Es muy recomendable para personas con conocimientos previos de la historia reciente de ambos países y que buscar aprender un poco más sobre dichas cuestiones.
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Touraj Atabaki is a professor of the "Social History of the Middle East and Central Asia" at the Department of History of the University of Amsterdam and a senior research fellow at the International Institute of Social History. Dr Atabaki is also the President of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS), a member of the Conference of the Presidents of the European Associations for A...more
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