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Carrying this tome in my backpack along with other supplies for work doesn’t really help back problems when you already have a couple of disks a bit too close to each other. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. The insights he develops into the military and political situation of the time picks him out as a potential threat to his superiors, but also identify him as an invaluable commander.

Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. I’d like to try rebirty get a more modern and up-dated version of this story now as it is quiet an interesting area and whatever kunross faults, Ataturk had a Enjoyable and informative, but dated. The ONLY complaint about how the author wrote the book is that he spelled city names phonetically. Ataturk’s accurate analysis of the state of Europe prior to the Second World War is chilling but also displays his deep knowledge of political affairs in the ‘s.

I began reading this book on the plane trip home from my first holiday in Turkey to visit my partner’s family. Personally I would have like the author to have kinrosd more attention to his political and reforming years, section three of the book. Skip to content Skip to search. Tags What are tags? Instead, his actions were repeatedly explained or justified by his admirable sense of duty to his country.


Further, its structure and pacing are expertly executed, allowing the book to hold me captive as a reader and therefore best inform me about one of the most interesting political figures of the 20th century — and the cultural and historical backdrop that guided his actions.

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Jul 07, Earl Grey Tea rated it liked it Shelves: Please try again later. This red behemoth sat on my night stand much longer that I had thhe. For many years he works in the background to develop a network of resistance against the self serving Ottoman authority. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

He was the real engine of the transformation of Turkey from a medieval-like empire to a modern country. Ataturk, the rebirth of a atatutk.

Atatürk : the rebirth of a nation

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Have not read other bios of Ataturk, but I found this very well written bio.

Comments and reviews What are comments? Please enter recipient e-mail address es. I grieve than Westernized Izmir is now referred to as “Infidel Izmir” and a recent survey indicated that 73 percent of Turks were now anti-American. Enjoyable and informative, but dated. The writing is definitely British, not American, so some phraseology is a little awkward to my ear. I feel like if I had read this two After WWI the Ottoman Empire was facing collapse due to the Allies breaking it apart and by doing so ruining its economy.


The political maneuvering portions of the book were tedious at times, but most of the book, especially the military campaigns were real page turners.

Language English Dewey Number Interestingly, she is the granddaughter of an informal advisor to Ataturk whose gebirth came as a result of Ataturk’s inaction, more than deliberate plan, a fact recorded in the book. Not that there is a lot to find, at least in his public achievements.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I highly recommend this book. Please choose whether or not you want other users og be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. True, he was a “dictator”, but if there ever was a benevolent dictator, he is it. Jun 25, Madeleine rated it liked it.