Ataturk: The rebirth of a Nation [Patrick Kinross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ataturk: the rebirth of a nation / Lord Kinross. Note: Also published under the title: Ataturk: a biography of Mustafa Kemal, father of modern Turkey. Physical. Get this from a library! Atatürk: the rebirth of a nation. [Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron].

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Turkey has struggled with its identity ever since. Other suppliers National Library of Natoin – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. I was especially fascinated how such minor changes forced on the people like getting rid of the fez, and introducing more traditional ha This is a fascinating account of a fascinating character.

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The book was quite a nice read. The steadfast attitude of Ataturk was a contrast to the prevarication and an attitude of colonialist superiority displayed by the West. Though bearing an unnecessary or so pages, the book nevertheless paints a comprehensive and detailed picture of one of the more highly influential soldiers atatkrk statesmen of the last years.


Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Learn more about Amazon Prime. For many years he works in the background to develop a network of resistance against the self serving Ottoman authority.

With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War came the emergence of new nations, chief among them Turkey itself. Jun 25, Madeleine rated it liked it. In the process, he had to change almost every aspect of people’s life, going from economy and politics to culture and education.

Atatürk: The Rebirth Of A Nation by John Patrick Douglas Balfour

A revealing account of the life of one of the most interesting and overlooked in the West men of the past century. National Library of Australia. Thumbnail sketch of his accomplishments: The first quarter of the book before he comes to prominence is a little slow, but after that, I could not put it down. Natiob seized power after the first world war after the Ottoman empire had been stripped of much of its territory.

Kemal Og, the founder of modern Turkey, who built a modern nation out of a medieval backwater by what amounted to sheer force of will, was a rebiirth amazing giant of history.

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My lack of understanding of Turkey’s leap from monarchy to republic is nicely stitched together with a study of Ataturk. I highly recommend this book.

Have not read other bios of Ataturk, but I found this very well written bio.


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Read more Read less. Your rating has been recorded. To view it, click here. I found some important subjects were left out or not given sufficient attention. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ataturk’s historical image in Turkey best parallels that of Geoorge Washington in the US and is depicted as such in the book.

Open to the public ; The name field is required. Books by John Patrick Douglas Balfour. Open to the public. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But he isn’t afraid to show that Ataturk, while being brilliant, progressive kinrosw a wily and adept statesman was also a profoundly flawed individual. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item I know of no better book on ataturk.

In this book I feel like Kinross could have written a little bit about other Generals and politicians to get an wider understanding of not just who Ataturk was but his environment and the people around him were like. Interestingly, she is the granddaughter of an informal advisor to Ataturk whose death came as a result of Ataturk’s inaction, more than deliberate plan, a fact recorded in the book. See all 52 reviews.