Turkey and the Great Powers. In Turkey’s Engagement with Modernity


Barkey, Henri J. “Turkey and the Great Powers.” In Turkey’s Engagement with Modernity, pp. 239-257. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2010.



Turkey’s engagement with Modernity explores how the country has been shaped in the image of the Kemalist project of nationalist modernity and how it has transformed, if erratically, into a democratic society where tensions between religion, state and society continue unabated.

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