Saving the Ottoman Empire
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Saving the Ottoman Empire: Yusuf Akçura (1876-1935) and Three Forms of Nationalism
Please read Yusuf Akçura’s 1904 article, “Three Policies” , carefully. In your writing assignment, you will introduce Akçura and review his ideas in a historical context.
Here is a sample outline for your paper
- Opening Paragraph
- Briefly introduce Yusuf Akçura and describe the historical developments that shaped his ideas.
- How does he describe Ottomanism, Turkism, and Islamism in reference to regional and global developments? What are, according to Akçura, advantages and disadvantages of each ideology? Give specific examples.
- Which form of nationalism (Ottomanism, Islamism, Turkism) does he prefer and why?
- In your concluding paragraph, you will explain what you think about three forms of nationalism? Do you agree with Yusuf Akçura? Which form of nationalism, do you think, could have saved the Ottoman Empire?
Your paper should be:
-in an essay format
–minimum 3 pages
-typed and double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font
Please DO NOT use direct quotations from the texts or any other (published or online) sources.WRITE YOUR PAPER IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
You don’t have to cite any works in this paper. I know that you will rely on our textbook and the Document 7.