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Ethnic and religious strains in Turkey

Ian O. Lesser

Ethnic and religious strains in Turkey

internal and external implications

by Ian O. Lesser

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey,
  • Turkey.
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and politics -- Turkey.,
    • Nationalism -- Turkey.,
    • Turkey -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
    • Turkey -- Foreign relations.,
    • Turkey -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIan O. Lesser.
      ContributionsRAND Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR603 .L47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL312368M
      LC Control Number97222909


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Ethnic and Religious Strains in Turkey This analysis explores the social, political and strategic dimensions of Turkey's "identity crisis" and the consequences for Ankara's external role. Ethnic and religious strains in Turkey: internal and external implications.

[Ian O Lesser; Rand Corporation.] -- This analysis explores the social, political and strategic dimensions of Turkey's "identiy crisis" and the consequences for Ankara's external role. Ethnic and Religious Strains in Turkey: Internal and External Implications Author: Ian O.

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