"Zurcher's book will make an excellent textbook for students approaching the study of Turkey for the first time, in addition to serving as a valuable aid to scholars looking for a comprehensive, well-written fusion of differing interpretations of Turkish history...This book is destined to remain a standard text in its field."--Lawrence Tel, International Affairs
"...a valuable addition to scholarly literature."--Andrew Mango, TLS
About the Author
Erik J. Zürcher is Professor of Turkish Studies at the University of Leiden.