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156 ff. 14. Tank Zafcr Tunaya, Turkiyede Siyasi Partiler (Political Parties in Turkey) (Istanbul, 1952), p. 585. 15. Quoted by Tekin Alp, op. , pp. 253-254. 16. Many authors have emphasized this point. See, for example, Bernard Lewis, The Emergence of Modern Turkey, 2nd ed. (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), pp. 350 ff. 17. , Turkish Nationalism and Western Civilization (New York: Columbia University Press, 1959). 18. See, in this connection, P. Dumont, "La revue Turk Yurdu et les musulmans de I'Empire russe, 1911-1914," Cahiers du Monde russe et soviitique, XV, 3-4 (1974).

15 These explanations show that nationalism (milliyetfiJik) , as understood by the Kemalists, aimed principally at ensuring the cohesion of the Turkish Republic and preventing separatist movements that might eventually threaten the unity of the country. This was by no means a hypothetical danger: the 1925 Kurdish revolt led by ~eyh Said had threatened to turn out badly for the Republic, and some even thought it might lead to an independent Kurdish State under British tutelage in Eastern Anatolia.

Pp. , which stresses the complex and ambiguous character of Suavi's thought on the role of religion in public affairs. 38. On the subject of Bqir Fuad, sec M. Orhan Okay, Be{ir Fuad, ilk Turk Poziti)'ist pe Naturalisti (Bqir Fuad, the First Turkish Positivist and Naturalist) (Istanbul: Hareket, undated). 44 Paul Dumont 39. On the Islamists, see Tank Zafer Tunaya, jslamctllk Cereyam (The Islamic Trend) (Istanbul: Baha, 1962). 40. Stanford]. Shaw and Ezel Kural Shaw, History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey, vol.

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