Edward J. Jurji; The Development of Secularism in Turkey. By Niyazi Berkes. Montreal: McGill University Press, xiii+ pp. $, Journal of Church. Niyazi Berkes (Ed.): Turkish Nationalism and Western Civilization. Selected Essays of Ziya Gökalp, London: George Allen and Unwin S. 35 s. Examining the transformation of Turkey from a traditional to a secular state, this text covers such topics as: the economic and political impact of the West;.
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