Politics, Society and the Decline of Islam in Cyprus: From the Ottoman Era to the Twenty-First Century

@article{Nevzat2009PoliticsSA,
  title={Politics, Society and the Decline of Islam in Cyprus: From the Ottoman Era to the Twenty-First Century},
  author={Altay Nevzat and Mete Hatay},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={45},
  pages={911 - 933}
}
The definition of Turkish nationhood after the founding of the Republic has been evaluated and labelled very differently by various scholars. The classical view paralleled the official representation of Republican policies in describing Turkish nationhood as being based on a civic and territorial understanding of nationality. More recent and much more critical scholarship, which enjoys a near-hegemonic position in the study of Turkish nationalism today, claims that the official definition of… Expand
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