In a two-volume work, Feroz Ahmad focuses on a crucial period of Turkish modernisation; from Young Turks to the Turkish Republic and the relationship between the Committee of Union and Progress and Modern Turkey. He traces the works of generations of reformers; engineers of a new social structure, as well as events that shaped the modernisation path. These articles especially deal with the period since the 1908 revolution, examining the process by which the new Turkey was formed. Ahmad also underlines the crises of legitimacy that characterized much of the period.
This first volume deals with the “ideas” of modernisation which spans the period of Young Turk Revolution to Kemalist Movement.
It also elaborates various subjects such as unionist relations with minorities, the social and economic policy of the Young Turks and the political economy of Kemalism. The second volume contains articles on the development of working-class consciousness in the late Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman perception of the capitulations.
The Young Turk Revolution
Vanguard of a Nascent Bourgeosie: The Social and Economic Policy of the Young Turks 1908-1918
The Agrarian Policy of the Young Turks 1908-1918
Unionist Relations With the Greek, Armenian, and Jewish Communities of the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1914
The Unionists and the Ottoman Greek Community
The Unionists and the Armenian Community
The Unionists and the Jewish Community
Great Britain’s Relations with the Young Turks, 1908-1914
The Search for Ideology in Kemalist Turkey, 1919-1939
The Political Economy of Kemalism
The Times (London) and the Kemalist Revolution, 1930-1939
War and Society Under the Young Turks, 1908-1918
The Kemalist Movement and India