Turkey (Library Binding)

By Sarah Shields

National Geographic Society, 9781426303876, 64pp.

Publication Date: January 13, 2009



Travel to Turkey, where Asia and Europe meet at the bridge over the Bosphorus. Learn how Turkey's diversity of cultures make it one of the world's melting pots. Discover how Ataturk became the father of modern Turkey. Meet the many Muslims who live within this secular, Western-oriented republic.
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About the Author

Sarah Shields is the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is the author of Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II, National Geographic Countries of the World: Turkey, and Mosul Before Iraq: Like Bees Making Five-Sided Cells.