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The Resource Is the Turk a White Man? : Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity

Is the Turk a White Man? : Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity

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Is the Turk a White Man? : Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity
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Is the Turk a White Man?
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Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity
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Studies in Critical Social Sciences Ser.
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v.95
Is the Turk a White Man? : Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity
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Is the Turk a White Man? : Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity
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  • "Is the Turk a White Man?": Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 Why This Book Should Not Have Been Written -- Race and the Turkish Case -- Don't Make Your Own Look Bad -- Race is a Foreign Concept -- "Race" Merely Meant "Nation" -- Turkish Nationalism Had No Resentment toward the West -- Race Claims Were Not Biological Enough -- The West Had It, Too -- Race Was Only Meant to Build Self-Confidence -- Why Care about the Turkish Case? -- The West = Theory -- The Rest = "Mere" Case -- Cases and National Boundaries -- 2 The Republican Conversion Narrative -- Rewriting History -- Determinism, Agency, and Change -- The Republican Conversion Narrative -- The "Official" Narrative of Turkish History -- 3 Encounters with the "West" -- Becoming White -- The Ghosts of the Past: Ottoman Modernization and Encounters with the West -- The Ottoman Interest in Race -- European Orientalists -- Turkic Intellectuals -- Ziya Gökalp: The Official Ideologue of the Republic? -- The Formation of the "Terrible Turk": Western Perceptions -- The Problem of Periodization -- 4 Race in Early Republican Turkey -- Racial Vocabularies -- Mermaids, Fish, Humans: The Taxonomic Discourse -- Biometric Mobilization to Protect and Improve the Race -- Spreading Biometric Knowledge -- Biometric Scholarship in the Service of Turkish Modernization -- Anthropometric Mobilization to "Discover" the Turkish Race -- 5 Close Encounters and Racial Discourses -- Intellectual Exchange and Historical Contingency -- The University Reform and Émigré Scholars -- Conflicting Loyalties: Expertise in the Service of Local and Universal Agendas -- Afet İnan and Eugène Pittard: Personal Interaction in Search of Anthropometric Essences -- 6 Race in Contemporary Turkey -- Race, Ethnicity, and Nation -- Race in Contemporary Turkey
  • Immutability of Turkish Identity -- Race, Culture, and Consumption -- Race and Microaggressions in Everyday Interactions -- 7 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
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