Birds of Turkey

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  • Analysis Of Manjana Satrapi's 'Kim Wilde'

    history and music culture of the western, which the author proves they have a very limited knowledge. The first point of view is that Marjana not being interested on her parents small trip to turkey by not knowing all the music she listen to and all the art she like comes from turkey. The story starts by Marjanaś parents planning to have a trip to Turkey, which in Majana point of view turkey is not a best place to go for vacations. ¨ Turkeyś for the Birds. Only uncool people go to Turkey. If you are taking a trip, why not to europe or the united states?¨ (130). she consider herself as a cool teenage, who listen to Eropian music and she do not consider turkey as other European country. Even when her parents ask her what kind of gift they can bring her back she is not interested on getting presets from Turkey. This is all because she does not know that all the music tapes that she listen to come from countries like turkey. They also ask her ¨ where do you think all the Hip stuff you like come from?¨ (130). Little she know, turkey is an interesting country to go especially for her. This is because she like to listen to rock music and she can freely express her musical interest in turkey. In addition, her point of view shows that she doesn 't know a lot about Turkey or other european country dueto the fact that the county has a strong restriction in having a relationship with outside countries. Not only Marjana but also other characters like the…

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  • The Impact Of Trade On The Mediterranean Sea

    Trade has been a universal practice since the beginning of time, occurring not only among members belonging to one civilization, but between other societies as well. Trade was a way for people to have access to resources they otherwise would not be able to have. While trade across land was common, trade by water began to gain more popularity with the invention of better boats. One of the most well-known seas that had much trade occur upon it, is the Mediterranean Sea. Being able to access these…

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  • Ataturk And Secularisation

    Ataturk 's principles are most clear in his ‘homeland ideology’. Keral uses quotes from Ataturk’s speeches as evidence for this idea, the crux of which is that ‘Old Turkey [is] like a dungeon and it ought to be a paradise’, loved by all Turkish. This aligns with ideas of Shinto secular, in that the aim was to create a sense of nationhood and to unify Japan, facilitated through the nation-state, in Turkey, as Keral argues, secularisation was an initiative to enforce a single ideology in…

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  • Ataturk Analysis

    Disciplining Modern Turkey: Historiographical analysis of the Ideology of Mustafa Kemal “Atatürk” The longevity of the Ottoman Empire is undeniable. From its beginnings in 1299 to its end in 1922 the Ottomans were one of the world’s longest functioning empires, with its geography reaching to large parts of Africa, Asia, and Arabia. Though the Ottoman’s lasted seven centuries, the empire was in an increasing state of tortuous decline beginning in the sixteenth century. This decline was inflicted…

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  • Ataturk Speech Analysis

    Ataturk’s Speech Beyond the Words Armenian Genocide, Greek Genocide, and Assyrian Genocide, all of these horrific acts lead to one geographical route “Asia Minor” or what is currently known as the Republic of Turkey. After abolishing the office of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet VI in 1922, the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey is announced with Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as its first president. Mustafa Kamal Ataturk is an army officer and the organizer of a militant independent nationalist movement…

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  • Modernity In The Middle East Essay

    Middle East led to these social movements and terrorist groups. Tamin Ansary, author of his memoir, West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story, suggest that The Islamic Renewal and Islamic terrorist groups were mere reactions to several of the external factors penetrating the Islamic world such as modernity because of a skewed black and white worldview of the West and vise versa. Renewal: The death of the “sick man of Europe” and the newly political independence of states in the…

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  • Syrian Crisis Analysis

    The article is arguing that the major reasons why the Russia economy is decreasing is because Russia is involved into Ukrainian and Syrian crisis and the fluctuation of the oil prices due to the instability in the Middle East. "Syria crisis: Where key countries stand." BBC News . BBC News, 30 Oct. 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2016. This article is a brief summary of the countries’ like the U.S, Russia, Turkey, and Saudi Arabis stands on the Syrian crisis. This article is informing the reader about…

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  • The Importance Of Turkey In The European Union

    Since the rise and fall of ancient civilisations, Turkey has fulfilled a unique role as the crossroad between the Eastern and Western worlds, both geographically, and geopolitically. To this day Turkey still maintains that role as a country that is not truly Eastern, nor particularly Western either, but a measured combination of the two. Due to this unique position, Turkey has had numerous opportunities as a candidate to gain accession to the European Union (EU). Despite this, Turkey’s bid to…

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  • Orientalism In The Middle East Essay

    The West has separated itself from the Middle East for centuries. This division is known as Orientalism which refers to the Western or Occidental views that the Middle East or Orient is inferior or different in some way. Edward Said was a scholar who studied the Western perception of the Middle East, specifically the word “Islam” through the lens of Orientalism. Said argues that this distinction between the West and the “other” is primarily reflected in Western media which generally promotes…

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  • Kurds Case Study

    At the surface it would be simple to say “back the Kurds” in the fight against ISIL. However, the US is faced with a catch-22 in regards to this “simple” decision. Official support for the Kurds directly opposes the agendas of Turkey and to a lesser extent the GOI. As such the political savvy decision to support the SDF represents a compromise in policy but not a comprise in our country’s ethics or morals. Nonetheless, it is important to understand that there is more this complex situation. …

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