Ataturk: The rebirth of a Nation [Patrick Kinross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ataturk: the rebirth of a nation / Lord Kinross. Note: Also published under the title: Ataturk: a biography of Mustafa Kemal, father of modern Turkey. Physical. Get this from a library! Atatürk: the rebirth of a nation. [Patrick Balfour Kinross, Baron].

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These online bookshops told us they have this item: Get to Know Us. The Kemalist reforms were displayed with great talent and knowledge. Withoutabox Atatkrk to Film Festivals. Lord Kinross writes of the intrigues of empires, the brutalities of civil war, personal courage – showing us Ataturk, the incarnation of glory – as well as of Kemal’s youthful ambition, and his problems with his wife.

I’d like to try and get a more modern and up-dated version of this story now as it is quiet an interesting area and whatever his faults, Ataturk had a Enjoyable and informative, but dated.

Atatürk : the rebirth of a nation

You may have already requested this item. Have not read other bios of Ataturk, but I found this very well written bio.

Personally I would have like the author to have given more attention to his political and reforming years, section three of the book. Return to Book Page. Turkey has struggled with its identity ever since. The insights he develops into the military and political situation of the time picks him out as a potential threat to his superiors, but also identify him as an invaluable commander.

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Have not read other bios of Ataturk, but I found this very well written bio. With a strong will and with almost non-stop energy, he was able to strong-arm, bully, or inspire people to follow him in the gargantuan task of totally overhauling and entire country of people.

There is a distressing sameness to most biographies: Still the best biography of the founder of modern Turkey. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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Ataturk had to revive Turkey from the ashes and make it a modern nation once again, but changing the way a whole country works will be difficult. What I liked most is the fact that the author is unbiased; he shows all the qualities of the man, general and leader but also his flaws.

I was of two minds about Ataturk. What in his youth was a decrepit and moribund empire, he turned into a foward-looking republic with the overtones of a benign dictatorship that still reveres him some sixty-five years after his death in Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.


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National Library of Australia. View online Borrow Buy. I completely understand that this man accomplished a great magnitude in his life, much more than I will ever be able to, but the only flaws that I took away from this book was that he could be a bit of bully, a lush, and a womanizer. Product details Paperback Publisher: Fortunately, I came across this magnificent book by Sir Patrick Kinross, which clarified the whole matter to me.

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I would have added a personality for womanizing and another for heroic alcohol consumption if someone would have come to mind. Mustafa Kemal was the person who blocked the whole process, initiating a small nationalist movement, aggregating support and atatukr becoming the de facto government of the country. His story is epic and astonishing.