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Course Code and Title: AİT 204-Atatürk’s Principles and the History of the Turkish Revolution II

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

  • Political Reforms (Abolition of The Sultanate, The Proclamation of The Turkish Republic, The Abolition of The Caliphate
  • The Political Parties established during Atatürk’s Period and representanted in Turkish National Assembly and Political Events
  • Refom Movement in the Turkish Law System during the Republican Era.
  • Reform Movement in Turkish Education System
  • Reform Movement in Turkish Economy
  • Atatürk’s Foreign Policy
  • Atatürk’s Principles
  • Turkey after Atatürk (Internal and Foreign Policy)

Course Objectives: In this course;
The students can explain and comment the political reforms (abolition of the Sultanate, The proclamation of the Turkish Republic, The abolition of the Caliphate), Economical, Educational, Socio-Cultural And Judicial reforms performed in Turkey after Turkish National struggle. Beside that, they also evaluate and comment foreign policy performed during and after Atatürk’s period and his principles at the end of the semestre.
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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