Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds


Farrar Straus Giroux

$ 16.95 $ 17.00
ISBN: 9780374531409
Stephen Kinzer / Farrar Straus Giroux


"A sharp, spirited appreciation of where Turkey stands now, and where it may head." --Carlin Romano, "The ""Philadelphia"" Inquirer""" In the first edition of this widely praised book, Stephen Kinzer made the convincing claim that Turkey was the country to watch--poised between Europe and Asia, between the glories of its Ottoman past and its hopes for a democratic future, between the dominance of its army and the needs of its civilian citizens, between its secular expectations and its Muslim traditions. In this newly revised edition, he adds much important new information on the many exciting transformations in Turkey's government and politics that have kept it in the headlines, and also shows how recent developments in both American and European policies (and not only the war in Iraq) have affected this unique and perplexing nation.

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