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The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu


Though Egypt was ruled by Turkish-speakers through most of the period from the ninth century until 1952, the impact of Turkish culture there remains under-studied. This book deals with the period from 1805 to 1952, during which Turkish cultural patterns, spread through reforms based on those of Istanbul, may have touched more Egyptians than ever before. An examination of the books, newspapers, and other written materials produced in Turkish, including translations, and of the presses involved, reveals the rise and decline of Turkish culture in government, the military, education, literature, m ... More

Keywords: Turkish language, Turkish literature, Egyptian history, publishing, translation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9789774163975
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, author
University of California

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