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The Resource Talaat Pasha : father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide, Hans-Lukas Kieser

Talaat Pasha : father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide, Hans-Lukas Kieser

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Talaat Pasha : father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide
Title
Talaat Pasha
Title remainder
father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide
Statement of responsibility
Hans-Lukas Kieser
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Language
eng
Summary
The first English-language biography of the de facto ruler of the late Ottoman Empire and architect of the Armenian Genocide, Talaat Pasha (1874-1921) led the triumvirate that ruled the late Ottoman Empire during World War I and is arguably the father of modern Turkey. He was also the architect of the Armenian Genocide, which would result in the systematic extermination of more than a million people, and which set the stage for a century that would witness atrocities on a scale never imagined. Here is the first biography in English of the revolutionary figure who not only prepared the way for Ataturk and the founding of the republic in 1923, but who shaped the modern world as well. In this explosive book, Hans-Lukas Kieser provides a mesmerizing portrait of a man who maintained power through a potent blend of the new Turkish ethno-nationalism, the political Islam of former Sultan Abdulhamid II, and a readiness to employ radical "solutions" and violence. From Talaat's role in the Young Turk Revolution of 1908 to his exile from Turkey and assassination--a sensation in Weimar Germany--Kieser restores the Ottoman drama to the heart of world events. He shows how Talaat wielded far more power than previously realized, making him the de facto ruler of the empire. He brings wartime Istanbul vividly to life as a thriving diplomatic hub, and reveals how Talaat's cataclysmic actions would reverberate across the twentieth century. In this major work of scholarship, Kieser tells the story of the brilliant and merciless politician who stood at the twilight of empire and the dawn of the age of genocide. --
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individual biography
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Kieser, Hans-Lukas
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Talât Paşa
  • Statesmen
  • Genocide
  • Turkey
  • Turkey
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Talaat Pasha : father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide, Hans-Lukas Kieser
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-502) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035758698
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 532 pages
Isbn
9780691157627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1035758698
Label
Talaat Pasha : father of modern Turkey, architect of genocide, Hans-Lukas Kieser
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-502) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035758698
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 532 pages
Isbn
9780691157627
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1035758698

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