Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
East West MimesisAuerbach in Turkey$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Kader Konuk

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780804769747

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use.date: 17 September 2021

Epilogue: Turkey's Humanist Legacy

Epilogue: Turkey's Humanist Legacy

Chapter:
(p.167) Epilogue: Turkey's Humanist Legacy
Source:
East West Mimesis
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.003.0007

This chapter argues that the hiring of German-Jewish scholars is proof of Turkey's capacity to surpass its Western model: Europe failed its Jewish citizens, yet Turkey displayed humanity toward the persecuted. However, such narratives paper over Turkish anti-Semitism and the country's atrocities against Greeks, Armenians, and Kurds. Such revisionism is attributed to Turkey's ongoing need to prove itself sufficiently European to warrant membership in the European Union. And it answers this need with a more critical account of the past and a more hopeful view for the future.

Keywords:   German-Jewish scholars, ant-Semitism, European Union membership, humanity

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.