Week 14: Young Turks, Arab Nationalism, Zionism
Young Turk leadership, 1909
Please read any three of the following:
Aron Rodrigue, "The Alliance and the
Emergence of Zionism in Turkey," from his French Jews, Turkish Jews:
The Alliance Israelite Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling
in Turkey, 1860-1925. Study guide for Rodrigue.
Serif Mardin, "The Young Ottomans," from his
Genesis of Young Ottoman Thought: A Study in the Modernization of Turkish
Political Ideas. Study guide for Mardin
M. Sukru Hanioglu, "The Political Ideas of
the Young Turks," from his The Young Turks in Opposition. Study
guide for Hanioglu .
Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr., "The Roots of Arab
Bitterness," from his A Concise History of the Middle East. Study
guide for Goldschmidt .
Hugh Seton-Watson, "The Greeks and the
'Great Idea'," from his Nations and States: An Enquiry into the Origins
of Nations and the Politics of Nationalism.