NOVEL: Dikmen Yıldızı (Summit Star, ), Odun Kokusu (Smell of Wood, ) , Tang-Tango (Tang-Tango, ), Bir Şoförün Gizli Defteri (The Secret. The first case in which the departure of the Greeks is encountered is in the novel by Aka Gündüz (–) The Star of Dikmen (Dikmen Yıldızı) published in. “The Enemy Within: Aka Gündüz’s The Star of Dikmen as an Example of Turkish National Romances”. Erol Köroğlu (Koroglu). Uploaded by. E. Köroğlu (Koroglu).

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However, the law was used to suppress almost all political opposition. The behavior of the individuals determines an evaluation of all the members of the millet. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The Turks captured Crete from the Venetians: I maintain that this is mainly owing to political reasons. Who wants to live in the lands of the infidels? On the second visit, naked and dirty children play in muddy streets.

It is the first book which has as its main theme the migration and exile of Greeks and Turks. He has also had published in short stories about the lands where his parents had lived, Makedonya The Muslims moved to newly captured lands and, following state directions, moved away again when these lands were lost as a result of a military defeat. The Internet of today is not the Internet of five years ago.

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Andreadis, Tamama ; M. Please review your cart. The past is explored as the two men recall various incidents. One point of view that often emerges is that the exchange was beneficial for ylds Turks since it enabled the state to attain national aks. Nenedakis, I Voukephaloi ; Y. Do not think that the infidel is divinely inspired and the Muslims are guilty!

The Greeks and Turks have probably adopted these different understandings of motherland owing to centuries of divergent historical experience.


You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. It was they who captured Anatolia, reaching as far as Afghanistan. In Kurt Kanunu The Law of the Wolf another leftist writer, Kemal Tahir —describes how the land and houses left behind by the Rums have been unevenly and unjustly distributed among the Turks ibid.: In spite of the reciprocal aspect of the exchange of populations between Greece and Turkey, the event is reflected differently in the literary texts of the two countries.

However, the motherland was always present: The peasants of Xanthi in Greecewho used to cultivate tobacco, are not accustomed to figs and olives. See Millas Pavli, the hero, insists that he is a Turk and that he hates the Greeks. The Rums with whom the reader becomes acquainted have a very strong attachment to the Ottoman state.

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How to write a great review. The relations between Rums and Turks are idyllic on the island — it is as uldz nationalism had never existed in Anatolia. Compared with the exchanged Muslims, a greater proportion of the exchanged Christians were from towns, which would suggest higher rates of literacy and a stronger likelihood of able writers emerging from their number.

The message that the reader discerns from this passage, reflecting a nationalistic point of view, is that all sacrifices are worth the effort in order to free the city from its unwelcome enemies. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

Repeatedly the Rums are shown to have taken part in the wars that the Ottomans fought ibid.: This issue is the subject of extensive discussion, particularly by Turkish intellectuals, but also by Islamists, Kurds, nationalists, Kemalists, and others. At present there are plans in one Turkish publishing house to publish books written by members of the Centre for Asia Minor Studies, Athens.


He gives reasons to prove that the Muslim Cretans are really Turks: In addition, the way the two societies perceive themselves also plays a role. Vasili, a Rum, stays behind and intends to kill the first Turk who sets foot on the island. It is not individuals who dikmsn accused of wrongdoings but the state; the state acts, and the people suffer or prosper as a result.

Dikmn the political problem seems to involve a facet of identity and a perception of the territory to which one belongs. Worst of all, two local feudal chieftains derebeyi s have seized the land of the newcomers.

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Secondly, a much greater number of immigrants moved to Greece than to Turkey: To whom do these places belong? Its subject is the exodus of the Greeks.

Most of these Rums speak perfect Turkish. The title should be at least 4 characters long. The exchanged Rums are portrayed as traitors in that they did not love their motherland, Turkey p.

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The socio-economic make-up of the refugees is also important. Historically, settlements were planned by the Ottoman state.

In The Night of FireGreek-speaking Muslim immigrants who came to Turkey from Crete before are portrayed living in a predominantly Rum environment in Milas, a town on the Aegean coast.

Microsoft has redesigned Internet Explorer from the ground up, with better security, new capabilities, and a whole new interface. The overall ydz is one of likening this Rum to a Turk.