Turkey and the United States after World War I: National Memory, Local Categories, and Provincializing the Transnational

@article{Gurel2015TurkeyAT,
  title={Turkey and the United States after World War I: National Memory, Local Categories, and Provincializing the Transnational},
  author={Perin E. Gürel},
  journal={American Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={67},
  pages={353-376}
}
This essay focuses on the tumultuous period between 1918 and 1923, from the end of World War I to the declaration of the Turkish republic, when the United States became seriously engaged with the fate of the Near East because of calls for a US mandate over Ottoman Turkey. At its center is the history and historiography of a short-lived Turkish Wilsonian Principles League (WPL), founded by the feminist intellectual Halide Edib, which called for the United States to assume a mandate over Turkey… Expand
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