Item description for The Role of the Bektashis in Turkey's National Struggle (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia) by Hulya Kucuk...
Dealing with the roles of the Bektashis in Turkey's modern history, especially in its National Struggle (1918-1923), as well as their situation in late-19th and early-20th centuries Ottoman Empire, this volume contains historical information on individuals who belonged or claimed to belong to the Bektashis milieu, and contains many documents and several pictures. It also treats the roles of other Sufi orders in the National Struggle to emphasize its thesis that the Bektashis acted not differently during the National Struggle. It sheds light on many aspects of Turkey's National Struggle and presents commentaries on Turkey's official policies regarding the Bektashis and Alevis.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2002
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004124438 ISBN13 9789004124431