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Turkey : the insane and the melancholy
Turkey : the insane and the melancholy
Temelkuran, Ece2016
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Main title:
Turkey : the insane and the melancholy / Ece Temelkuran ; translated by Zeynep Beler.
Imprint:
London : Zed Books, 2016.
Collation:
296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction. Yesterday ; Today ; Tomorrow -- Yesterday. The origins of forgetting ; How is indifference learned? ; Orphans, fathers and resentment ; "Such a generation we shall raise..." ; Fascism or downright vengeance? ; Turkey's disorganised photo album -- Today/morning. A woman's "unindictable" murder ; "Us" and "them" ; The hour of "Long live our Padishah!" ; The bloodiest front in social projects ; A split-meaning, split-screen way of watching : news hour in Turkey ; Goddamn it! ; The grey daubs of the city proving presence through absence ; The mesmerising vulgarity ; Children of the "Zero Problem" policy : the expedient and inexpedient ; The meatballs of "the people" beat Macbeth to death ; Opposite meanings of the peace sign : Kurds and Turks ; Official memory versus actual memory -- Tomorrow : "What will become of this bridge of ours?". Appetite and hope ; Down! down! down! down! ; Women and children first! ; Middle Easternisation and the question "should we go?" ; The "safety valve" that cannot be located ; Broken bridges, new bridges.
ISBN:
97817836089049781783608898
Dewey class:
320.9561
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibrarySociety and Beliefs320.9561 TEMAvailable
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