Seeing like a nation-state: Young Turk social engineering in Eastern Turkey, 1913–50

  title={Seeing like a nation-state: Young Turk social engineering in Eastern Turkey, 1913–50},
  author={Ug˘ur {\"u}mit {\"u}ng{\"o}r},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={15 - 39}
  • U. üngör
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • History
  • Journal of Genocide Research
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