Incorporating the time and space of the ethnic ‘other’: nationalism and space in Southeast Turkey in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries*

@article{ktem2004IncorporatingTT,
  title={Incorporating the time and space of the ethnic ‘other’: nationalism and space in Southeast Turkey in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries*},
  author={K. {\"O}ktem},
  journal={Nations and Nationalism},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={559-578}
}
  • K. Öktem
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Nations and Nationalism
. This paper aims to develop a model for the ethno-nationalist incorporation of the space and time – that is of the geography and history – of ethnies considered as ‘others’ by the ethno-nationalist core of an emerging nation-state. It contends that one of the reasons for the recurring power and emotive force of nationalist discourse and practice stems from the disjunction between the complex history of a locality – exemplified in its material culture – and the homogenised present, which… Expand
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