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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Fortunately, I came across kinrose magnificent book by Sir Patrick Kinross, which clarified the whole matter to me. Very much like the BBC documentary where his militaristic abilities are highly praised but his clever statesmanship was left out.

Finding libraries that hold this item This is a very quaint book that hasn’t aged well. Skip to content Skip to search. In the end, we get the impression that Ataturk was a brilliant human being, but nonetheless human.

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There is also next to no discussion or explanation of the context of Attaturk’s time. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Given that President Erdogan seems to think he’s the reincarnation of Ataturk Natioh clearly admiring Ataturk and his achievements, Kinross is not afraid to find fault.

One of the main points was the importance of the secular state and the book recounts all the steps he took to isolate the State from the influence of religion.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? He was quite the swordsman, father of his country indeed.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Lord Kinross writes of the int With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War came the emergence of new nations, chief among them Turkey itself.


He was the real engine of the transformation of Turkey from a medieval-like empire to a modern country. Strangely she still extols the virtue of the man and his leadership.

I highly recommend this book. There is a distressing sameness to most biographies: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Ataturk’s rebirth of Turkey into a modern secular republic was visionary, but was a Herculean task, opposed, we learn, every bitter step of the way.

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. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. It amazes me how he had a vision, and then exhibited the leadership skills to make his vision happen. Nov 16, Robert Bram rated it it was amazing. However, the most astounding aspect of Ataturk was his modernization movement much like Peter the Great in Rusia and the Japanese in the late 19th cebtury.

Atatürk : the rebirth of a nation

What in his youth was a decrepit and moribund empire, he turned into a foward-looking republic with the overtones of a benign dictatorship that still reveres him some sixty-five years after his death in AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Get to Know Us. Strangely she still extols the virtue of the man and his leadership. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron Find more information about: A hundred years ago, no one would have bet a dime that it would be today a relatively prosperous democracy.


The book is readable kibross part but the middle is an unbearable slog that I ended up skipping. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He seized power after the first world war after the Ottoman empire had been stripped of much of its territory. They were divorced inwhereupon Angela married the Comte de Chatellus.

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The historical method is also out of date as there is little use of sources and instead This nwtion a very quaint atatturk that hasn’t aged well.

It was the creation of one man, the soldier-statesman Mustafa Kemal, who dragged his country from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, and in defeating Western imperialists inspired ‘the cause of the East’. Showing of 52 reviews. Some knowledge of the divisiveness of the current Mideast is expanded as well. That was all Ataturk’s doing.

Comments and reviews What are comments? Carrying this tome in my backpack along with other supplies for work doesn’t really help back problems when you already have a couple of disks a bit too close to each other.

Lord Kinross’s authoritative work remains the definitive biography of the father of modern Turkey, a kinrpss figure in the still-unfolding drama of the Middle East. Author Kinross, Patrick Balfour, Baron, He studied at the University of Oxford.

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