The Young Turk revolution: comparisons and connections

@article{Zrcher2019TheYT,
  title={The Young Turk revolution: comparisons and connections},
  author={Erik Jan Z{\"u}rcher},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={55},
  pages={481 - 498}
}
  • E. Zürcher
  • Published 20 February 2019
  • History
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract This article consists of a comparative analysis on the one hand, and an attempt to trace influences and connections, on the other. In the comparative part, it seeks to determine the place of the Ottoman constitutional revolution of July 1908 in the global wave of revolutions in the decade before the First World War. It accepts that there is a high degree of similarity in the liberal constitutionalist ideology of the revolutionary movements, but emphasizes the differences in the social… 
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