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Synopsis for JW3 afternoon class Thurs 18 March

From Ottoman to Turk


  1. In the midst of war - Gallipoli 1915

  2. One Man - Mustafa Kemal

  3. Armenian Massacre and Genocide 1915-16

  4. The Arab Revolt triggers the end of Empire

  5. 1918 War is lost, British, not Russians, in Istanbul

  6. Wars and Treaties 1919-23 and the end of Sultanate and Caliphate 1922/24

  7. Modern Turkey - New Capital, Reform, Politics, Geography, and Tourism


Further Reading


A Traveller's History of Turkey Richard Stoneman

The Ottoman Endgame Sean McMeekin




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