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The New Sultan: Erdogan and the Crisis of Modern Turkey by [Cagaptay, Soner]
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The New Sultan: Erdogan and the Crisis of Modern Turkey Kindle Edition

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"The New Sultan, besides being an important companion for seasoned Turkey watchers is also a very valuable reference for anyone trying to understand how events since 2007 have given way to the current situation."

--Canadian International Council (04/12/2017)

This is a brave and balanced narrative of Turkey's mercurial President Erdogan. Soner Cagaptay explains how 'the new sultan' built a modern and prosperous Turkey, but how his 'autocratic, illiberal side' undermined these achievements and throttled democracy. Turkey is now at a crossroads, and Cagaptay provides a clear roadmap. Nobody tells Erdogan's story better or more honestly.-- (03/30/2017)

..".the book sketches Erdogan's upbringing in the tough Istanbul district of Kasimpasa. [...] Cagaptay describes how Erdogan started out among nationalist Islamists in student politics. [...] ...it gives a sensitive background context to his life and political upbringing."-- (09/22/2017)

"Cagaptay's prose is tight and the flow of the story is captivating. A newcomer to Turkish politics will learn much."

-- (07/25/2018)

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The aborted coup in Turkey has fired up interest in a country which will play a critical geopolitical role in the wars of the Middle East.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2568 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris; 1 edition (30 April 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MYDKY8W
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #319,751 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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