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The Resource The power of the people : everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38, Murat Metinsoy

The power of the people : everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38, Murat Metinsoy

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The power of the people : everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38
Title
The power of the people
Title remainder
everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38
Statement of responsibility
Murat Metinsoy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the founding of the Republic in 1923 under the rule of Atatürk and his Republican People's Party, Turkey embarked on extensive social, economic, cultural and administrative modernization programs which would lay the foundations for modern day Turkey. The Power of the People shows that the ordinary people shaped the social and political change of Turkey as much as Atatürk's strong spurt of modernization. Adopting a broader conception of politics, focusing on daily interactions between the state and society and using untapped archival sources, Murat Metinsoy reveals how rural and urban people coped with the state policies, local oppression, exploitation, and adverse conditions wrought by the Great Depression through diverse everyday survival and resistance strategies. Showing how the people's daily practices and beliefs survived and outweighed the modernizing elite's projects, this book gives new insights into the social and historical origins of Turkey's backslide to conservative and Islamist politics, demonstrating that the making of modern Turkey was an outcome of intersection between the modernization and the people's responses to
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
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Metinsoy, Murat
Dewey number
956.1/024
Index
index present
LC call number
DR590
LC item number
.M483 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kemalism
  • Social change
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Poor
  • Turkey
Label
The power of the people : everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38, Murat Metinsoy
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 24 Dec 2021)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : toward an infrahistory of republican Turkey -- The price of the republic for the peasants -- Raising voice and rural discontent -- Resisting the agricultural taxes -- Social smuggling : resistance to the monopolies -- Theft, violence and banditry -- The price of the republic for the working class -- Labor discontent -- Survival struggles and everyday resistance -- Violence, protests and walkouts -- The hotbeds of opposition to anti-secularism : mosques, coffehouses and homes -- Informal media vs. official discourse : word of mouth, rumors and placaords -- Neither fez, nor hat : contesting the hat reform -- Negotiating anti-veiling campaigns -- Old habits die hard : tenacity of old lifestyles in new times -- Epilogue : infrastructure of Turkey's modernization
Control code
CR9781009025775
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781009025775
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The power of the people : everyday resistance and dissent in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-38, Murat Metinsoy
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 24 Dec 2021)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : toward an infrahistory of republican Turkey -- The price of the republic for the peasants -- Raising voice and rural discontent -- Resisting the agricultural taxes -- Social smuggling : resistance to the monopolies -- Theft, violence and banditry -- The price of the republic for the working class -- Labor discontent -- Survival struggles and everyday resistance -- Violence, protests and walkouts -- The hotbeds of opposition to anti-secularism : mosques, coffehouses and homes -- Informal media vs. official discourse : word of mouth, rumors and placaords -- Neither fez, nor hat : contesting the hat reform -- Negotiating anti-veiling campaigns -- Old habits die hard : tenacity of old lifestyles in new times -- Epilogue : infrastructure of Turkey's modernization
Control code
CR9781009025775
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781009025775
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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