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Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey

  title={Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey},
  author={Peter Alford Andrews and R{\"u}diger Benninghaus},
This volume represents a supplement to the first volume, which appeared in 1989, and provided the documentation on which TAVO maps A VIII 14 a-b (Republic of Turkey: Rural Ethnic Minorities) were based. The book remains the only comprehensive treatment of ethnic groups in Turkey yet attempted, and volume II brings it up to date. The new volume includes extensive documentation on areas for which material was not available in 1989, together with an index of villages, covering those referred to in… 
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