Download Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization Under Ataturk and by Touraj Atabaki, Erik J. Zürcher PDF

By Touraj Atabaki, Erik J. Zürcher

During this e-book, the authors hint the emergence of Atat?rk and Reza Shah in the course of the constitutional revolutions in Iran and the Ottoman Empire, which resulted in the creation of eu social types, the institution of dictatorship and of secularist reforms. In either situations, this led to hugely authoritarian, nationalist, and quasi-westernized states, and the character cult of the chief.

Show description

Read or Download Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization Under Ataturk and Reza Shah PDF

Best turkey books

The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War

Why did the Ottoman Empire input the 1st international battle in past due October 1914, months after the war's devastations had turn into transparent? have been its leaders 'simple-minded,' 'below-average' contributors, because the doyen of Turkish diplomatic historical past has argued? Or, as others have claimed, did the Ottomans input the warfare simply because conflict Minister Enver Pasha, dictating Ottoman judgements, was once in thrall to the Germans and to his personal expansionist desires?

Successful Turkey Hunting

Profitable Turkey searching is predicated on 5 years of columns written for the courses of the nationwide Wild Turkey Federation, with a couple of tales from different guides tossed within the combine. Authors John Higley and J. J. Reich have improved and up to date the articles to slot the structure of this publication. integrated are such topics as what drives turkey habit, the significance of calling, how an individual can discover ways to name, and the half woodsmanship performs.

Extra resources for Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization Under Ataturk and Reza Shah

Sample text

1, London: Ebtehaj, 1991. Makki, Tarikh-e Bistsaleh, vols. 5 and 6. 38 For the full text of the speech, see ‘Proceedings of the Majlis on Sunday 13 December, 1941’, in Kuhi Kermani, Az Shahrivar-e 1320 to Faje’eh-ye Azerbaijan, vol. 1. , pp. 222–29. 39 See Taqizadeh, Zendegi-ye Tufani, pp. 232–33. 40 See Khajeh Nuri, Bazigaran, pp. 188–91. 41 See his Sharh-e Zendegani-ye Man, vol. 3, Tehran: Zavvar, 1964. 42 See his Khaterat va Khatarat, p. 407. 43 For a documentation of the official persecution over the removal of the chadors, see Sazaman-e Madarek-e Farhangi-e Enqelab-e Eslami, Vaqaye‘-e Kashf-e Hejab, Tehran: Mo‘assese-ye Pazhuhesh-ha va Motle‘at-e Farhangi, 1992.

It is therefore clear that the Shah’s abdication was not inevitable, that is, he would not have had to abdicate had he enjoyed a certain amount of political legitimacy and a reasonable social base among his own people, especially as by then he had offered full cooperation to the Allies, who were physically present to ensure that he would keep his word. It was noted at the outset that, according to the general pattern of major change in Iranian history, the fall of an arbitrary state is followed by chaos.

The word itself eventually acquired so subversive a connotation that it was rarely used in the political vocabulary. 13 In Iran, the earliest reference to republicanism dates back to the early nineteenth century. ’16 For these munavvar al-fekrs, the main task was indeed how to impose the authority of the mellat through a constitutional government with a ‘parliamentary order’. 17 Amongst those Iranians who explicitly presented the diverse forms of government and endeavoured to give a detailed account of each of them was Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani, an enlightened essayist residing in Istanbul, where he published the renowned periodical Akhtar (The Star).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 28 votes