Ataturk: The rebirth of a Nation [Patrick Kinross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ataturk: the rebirth of a nation / Lord Kinross. Note: Also published under the title: Ataturk: a biography of Mustafa Kemal, father of modern Turkey. Physical. Get this from a library! Atatürk: the rebirth of a nation. [Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron].

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These 3 locations in Australian Capital Territory: Dec 23, Robert rated it it was ok. I would have added a personality for womanizing and another for heroic alcohol consumption if someone would have come to mind. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He married a woman, a nationn with an independent streak, as I recall, a union which didn’t last or produce heirs, more’s the pity but was an admirable attempt to put his money where his mouth was.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Interestingly, she is the granddaughter of an informal advisor to Ataturk whose death came as a result of Ataturk’s inaction, more than deliberate plan, a fact recorded in the book.

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It’s not the writers fault. Feb 24, Ioannis Papagiannis rated it really liked it.

None of your libraries hold this item. I completely understand that this man accomplished a great magnitude in his life, much more than I will ever be able to, but the only flaws that I took away from this book was that he could be a bit of bully, a lush, and a womanizer. The Rebirth of a Nation. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be attaturk to supply you with a photocopy reirth electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.


Be the first kinrose add this to a list. Definitely worth the time. This book portrays Ataturk’s efforts to westernize Turkey and to free it from Allied control. I stood there for at least 15 minutes browsing through the two books, deciding which one to buy.

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For many years he works in the background to natiln a network of resistance against the self serving Ottoman authority. Share your thoughts with other customers. Mustafa Kemal was the person who blocked the whole process, initiating a small nationalist movement, aggregating support and finally becoming the de facto government of the country.

From his alcoholism and womanizing to his emotional abuse of both friends and enemies Personally I would have like the author to have given more attention to his political and reforming years, section three of the book. He embraced a western alphabet, outlawed the wearing of the burka, vastly reduced the power of the mullas, and decreed that te would have absolute equality.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Still the best biography of the founder of modern Turkey. He and his party yanked the rag doll that was Turkey onto the path of growth into nationhood.


Strangely she still extols the virtue of the man and his leadership. I was especially fascinated how such minor changes forced on the people like getting rid of the fez, and introducing more kinros hats had such far reaching affects.

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Asian history education is blank slate in our country. Ankora; I wish he said the real ataaturk then the phonetic spelling. Please enter the message. There’s a problem naation this menu right now. It amazes me how he had a vision, and then exhibited the leadership skills to make his vision happen. An interesting read, bogged down with Orientalism and always written under the assumption of its basic premise: A good summary is given by this paragraph taken from the prologue: View online Borrow Buy.

About John Patrick Douglas Balfour. Sep 09, Alex rated it it kinroas amazing. This single location in Victoria: Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.

Not that there is a lot to find, at least in his public achievements. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. See all 52 reviews.