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Elhan, Nail
This thesis aims to study the influence of Iranian Revolution in 1979 on Islamism in Turkey. In this study, it is argued that Iranian Revolution influenced Islamist intellectual life in Turkey and a new school, Iran-inspired Islam(ism), emerged in Turkey after 1979. It developed in 1980s and 1990s, and weakened in 2000s.


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Citation Formats
N. Elhan, “The Impact of Iran-inspired islam in Turkey: the period between 1980 and 2000,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2015.