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Within the house of six years early within the 17th century, the Ottoman Empire underwent such turmoil and trauma--the assassination of the younger ruler Osman II, the re-enthronement and next abdication of his mad uncle Mustafa I, for a start--that a pupil said the period's three-day-long dramatic climax "an Ottoman Tragedy.
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In accordance with 3 years of archival learn, this paintings adopts a comparative framework in its exam of 1 of the least understood and extra paradoxical polities of recent eu and heart japanese historical past: the Ottoman ancien regime. regardless of a profoundly decentralized kingdom gear, the Ottoman country controlled to rule huge parts of the center East and southeastern Europe in the course of a turbulent century.
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The French were concerned that further attacks by the Turks would damage their control of Syria and they agreed to leave Cilicia. More importantly, they recognized the Turkish Nationalist government. n THE GREEK WAR The Turkish War of Independence had begun in earnest when Greek ships landed at Smyrna. The Greeks had been awarded a small area around Smyrna for a period of five years. They tore up this agreement and spread troops throughout the region. Greek forces attacked Turkish soldiers and civilians.
Publicly, Turkey is a man’s society. However, women rule the home and are in charge of all aspects of childcare, including disciplining children. Extended family members often live with their children or nieces and nephews. Elder family members are greatly respected and looked after. ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN A woman’s role in Turkey is often perplexing. A poll in a popular Turkish newspaper showed almost nine out of 10 people believed women should be equal in politics and business. However, two out of three people also said a woman should give up her career if her duties to her husband and home are suffering.
Men and women can vote from the age of 18. THE AKP PARTY In 2002, the AKP, Justice and Development Party, won a landslide election victory even though its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoan, was not permitted to hold a seat. He had been barred from standing in the election because of a previous criminal conviction for reading an Islamist poem at a political rally, an action deemed to be religious hatred, for which he served several months in jail. In Turkey, the prime minister must also be a member of parliament.
Adventure Guide Turkey by Samantha Lafferty