Contextualizing the ideology of the Turkish national resistance movement

  title={Contextualizing the ideology of the Turkish national resistance movement},
  author={Erik Jan Z{\"u}rcher},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={265 - 278}
  • E. Zürcher
  • Published 3 December 2020
  • Sociology, History
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract The national resistance movement that emerged in Anatolia and Thrace immediately after the end of World War I and that was eventually successful in overturning the peace settlement imposed on the Ottoman Empire by the victorious Entente, has become such an important part of the history of the emergence of the Turkish nation state, that it is studied almost exclusively in that context: as republican prehistory. As a result almost no effort has been made to locate it within the major… 



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