This collection examines the issues which - over the first 75 years of the Turkish Republic - have shaped, and will continue to influence, Turkey's foreign and domestic policy: the legacy of the Ottoman empire, the concept of citizenship, secular democracy, Islamicism and civil-military relations.
Times Literary Supplement- reviewed by Charles King
" devoted to limning the boundaries of Turkish identity, Turkey"s place in Europe and the Middle East, and the future of the Turkish political system. The editor has assembled a remarkable collection of essays…(which) will be of interest to any student of Turkish affairs"
"Interesting and useful reading for all political scientists with an interest in Turkey