Ottoman Propaganda and Turkish Identity: Literature in Turkey During World War I (Library of Ottoman Studies)

Ottoman Propaganda and Turkish Identity: Literature in Turkey During World War I (Library of Ottoman Studies)


Throughout international battle I the Entente Powers (France, Britain, Russia and later america) directed frequent efforts in the direction of the iteration of propaganda as a weapon of warfare, with devastating impact. although, within the underdeveloped and multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire, the Turkish intelligentsia couldn't produce sufficient propaganda to aid the struggle attempt. because the conflict spread out, writers deserted their preliminary makes an attempt at propaganda and grew to become as an alternative to the duty of defining a countrywide identification. during this new reassessment of Turkish literature and propaganda in international struggle I, Erol Köroglu argues the Ottoman-Turkish intelligentsia used the stipulations created through the warfare to cast off the deficiencies in nationwide tradition and construct a Turkish identification, a undertaking inherited from the pre-war years.

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