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From Ankara to Marakesh
Turks and Arabs in a changing world

ISBN 9781138644700
Published August 31, 2017 by Routledge
226 Pages

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Book Description

The political, economic and social background to the Turkish and Middle Eastern scene is provided in this book, first published in 1964. It describes the problems facing Turkey under military rule, as well as the emerging struggle for power between the communists and nationalists in Cyprus, and the situation in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and North Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Turkey  1.1. Ankara – Window on Anatolia  1.2. Under Revolutionary Rule  1.3. Nuances in Foreign Policy  1.4. Reform Plans of the Gursel Government  1.5. Army and Politics  1.6. The Constitution  1.7. Struggle for the Succession to the Junta  2. Cyprus  2.1. Nationalists and Communists  2.2. Structure of the Republic  3. Lebanon  3.1. Political Kaleidoscope  3.2. Abdel Nasser’s Cold War  3.3. Opponents of Pan-Arabism  4. Syria  4.1. Cairo’s Domination  4.2. Break with Nasser  5. Jordan, Arab Tension Centre  6. Iraq  6.1. Under General Kassem’s Regime  6.2. Abortive Reforms  6.3. War Against the Kurds  6.4. Compromise in Baghdad  7. Egypt  7.1. Nasser’s Socialism and Nationalism  7.2. Pan-Arabism, Pan-Islamism and Pan-Africanism  8. Libya, Oil Producer of Tomorrow  9. The Republic of Tunisia  9.1. The Rule of Bourguiba  9.2. Western Orientation of Foreign Policy  10. Algeria  10.1. The War for Independence  10.2. Sovereign Algeria  11. Morocco  11.1. The Structure of the Kingdom  11.2. King Hassan’s Rule  11.3. Nation at the Crossroads  12. The Maghreb in Search of an Identity

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Hans Emanuel Tuetsch