Turkish Historiography of the First World War

  title={Turkish Historiography of the First World War},
  author={{\"O}mer Turan},
  journal={Middle East Critique},
  pages={241 - 257}
  • Ömer Turan
  • Published 3 April 2014
  • History
  • Middle East Critique
Turkish historiography on the First World War remained under the shadow of debates about the role of the wartime Committee for Union and Progress (CUP) government for decades. For that reason, Turkish historians preferred to work on the War of Independence (1919–23) under the leadership of Ataturk rather than the First World War. Consequently, there is not a comprehensive Turkish bibliography of the First World War on the 100th anniversary of its commencement, despite the momentous impact of… 
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