Course Contents

Course Code and Title: AİT 203-Atatürk’s Principles and the History of the Turkish Revolution I

Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: Second Year, Autumn
Course Lenght: One semester, two hours lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 2 0 2
ECTS Credits: 2
Lecturer: Institute members
Course content:

  • Consepts and Ottoman Modernisation      
  • Young Ottomans, I.-II. Ottoman Constitutional Periods  
  • Development in Europe; Industrial Revolution and French Revolution
  • World War I and The Partition of The Ottoman Empire
  • Events after Moudrose Armistice
  • National Congress
  • Ottoman Last Parliament And the National Pact
  • Turkish National Assambly
  • The National Struggle 1921-1922  
  • Turkish Foreign Policy in National Struggle
  • Mudanya Armistice
  • Lousanne Peace Agreement

Course Objectives: In this course;
The students can explain and comment the Consepts about the course and Ottoman Modernisation movements, Young Ottomans, I.-II. Ottoman Constitutional Periods, Development occured in Europe (Industrial Revolution and French Revolution), World War I and The Partition of The Ottoman Empire, Events after Moudrose Armistice, National Congress, Ottoman Last Parliament And the National Pact,
Turkish National Assambly, The National Struggle 1921-1922, Turkish Foreign Policy in National Struggle, Mudanya Armistice, Lousanne Peace Agreement
Assessment methods:for each semester 2 theoretical midterms (25 %) and 1 theoretical final examination (50%).
Recommended Reading:
Derviş Kılınçkaya (ed): Atatürk ve Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi. Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara,        2004.
Akşin, Sina, İstanbul Hükümetleri ve Milli Mücadele, İstanbul, 1977.
Atatürk, M. Kemal, Nutuk, 3 cilt,13.baskı, İstanbul, 1973.
Bayur, Yusuf Hikmet, Türk İnkılâp Tarihi, 10 cilt, Ankara, 1991.
Berkes, Niyazi, Türkiye’de Çağdaşlaşma, Ankara, 1978.
Lewis, Bernard, Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu, Ankara, II. Baskı,1984.
Tansel, Selahattin, Modros’tan Mudanya’ya, IV.cilt, Ankara, 1977

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