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Published: 12 September 2014

320 Pages | 13 illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748695898

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Healing the Nation

Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Yucel Yanikdag

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Uses previously untapped sources to reveal a new story of prisoners, medicine and nationalism
  • Broadens the discussion of nationalism to include both ideological and biological factors
  • Explores the social, demographic, psychological and medical impact of the Great War on the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey