The Turks in World History

The Turks in World History
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ISBN10: 
0195177266
ISBN13: 
9780195177268
Pages: 
320
Published: 
November 11th 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA
Rating: 
3.76

Beginning in Inner Asia two thousand years ago, the Turks have migrated and expanded to form today's Turkish Republic, five post-Soviet republics, other societies across Eurasia, and a global diaspora. For the first time in a single, accessible volume, this book traces the Turkic peoples' trajectory from steppe, to empire, to nation-state. Cultural, economic, social, and political history unite in these pages to illuminate the projection of Turkic identity across space and time and the profound transformations marked successively by the Turks' entry into Islam and into modernity.

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