Nationalism in the Troubled Triangle: Cyprus, Greece and Turkey
Title: Nationalism in the Troubled Triangle: Cyprus, Greece and Turkey
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Citation: Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
This is the first systematic study of nationalism in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey to date in the English language. Bringing scholars from Greece, Turkey and both sides of the dead zone in Cyprus (and beyond) together, the book provides a comparative account of nation-building processes and nationalist politics in all three countries and four cases as well as more specific, thematic comparisons of political leaderships, institutions and foreign policies in what obstinately remains a playground of competing nationalisms. It also engages critically with official myths and narratives in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey and questions traditional nationalist discourses.
Table of Contents:
Foreword--A.Aktar, N.Kizilyrek &--U.Ozkirimli Introduction--Bringing History back into Nationalism?--J.Breuilly TURKISH AND GREEK NATIONALISMS: PAST AND PRESENT Conversion of Country into a Fatherland: The Case of Turkification Examined, 1923-1934--A.Aktar The Use and Abuse of Archaeology and Anthropology in Formulating Turkish National Narrative--S.Aydin Turkish Nationalism Reconsidered: The Heaviness of State-patriotism in Nation-Building--G.G.zdogan Dismantling the Millet: Religion and National Identity in Contemporary Greece--R.Hirschon Nationalism in Greece and Turkey: Modernity, Enlightenment, Westernization--S.A.Sofos &--U.Ozkirimli The Case of Andrea Mustoxidi and the Early-Nineteenth-Century Heptanesians of Italy--K.Zanou Narratives of Diplomats: Representations of Nationalism and of Turkish Foreign Policy in Cyprus, 1970-1991--G.Inan Alternative Forms of Nationalism: Superiority through Law in Greek Foreign Policy--H.Tzimitras NATIONALISM IN CYPRUS: PAST AND PRESENT History, Myth and Nationalism: The Retrospective Force of National Roles through Mythical Past--M.Michael Securing the Office of Mft: Nationalism, Religion, and the Turks of Cyprus--A.Nevzat Rauf Denktas: Fear and Nationalism in Turkish Cypriot Community--N.Kizilyrek The Complexities of Greek Nationalism in its Cypriot Version--S.Anagnostopoulou The Referendum of April 24, 2004--C.Mavratsas AKEL: Between Nationalism and Anti-imperialism--S.Tombazos
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