Turkish Historical Society and Turkish Nation Building (1931-1938)

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Nation building and the role of history in this process constitute an academic subject. In Turkey in 1930’s, the concept of nation building was seen through historiography, too. In this study, which will be prepared to follow this process more closely, first of all, nation and nation building will be examined conceptually. Subsequently, examples of nationalist historiography and historical institutions will be discussed on the basis of Europe. Afterwards, a picture will be presented on the development of nationalism and nationalist research-history institutions in Turkey. Finally, the role of the Turkish Historical Society, which was established in 1931, and its activities in the field of history in terms of Turkish nation building will be elaborated.


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U. C. D. İmamoğlu, “Turkish Historical Society and Turkish Nation Building (1931-1938),” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2023.