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The Challenge of a New Role

Turkey( )
Author: Mango, Andrew
Series title:The Washington Papers
Publication Date:Jan 1994
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $42.95
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This book examines Turkey's position in the world at the end of the Cold War. An account of Turkey's political history, society, and economy helps determine what degree of credence to attach to the claim that Turkey is an island of stability in a troubled area extending from the borders of the European Union to China. The author describes Turkey's foreign relations with the West, in general, and the European Union, in particular, and also with its Middle Eastern neighbors, Greece...
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Mango, Andrew (Author)
Andrew Mango was born in Istanbul, Turkey on June 14, 1926. During World War II, he got a job as a translator in the press office of the British Embassy in Ankara. He received a doctorate in Persian literature from London University's School of Oriental and African Studies. He worked at Bush House, then home to BBC World Service radio, initially for the Turkish and French language sections before becoming head of the South East European Service until he retired in 1986. He wrote several books on Turkey including Atatürk and From the Sultan to Atatürk. He died on July 7, 2014 at the age of 88.


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