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The Story of Istanbul's Modernisation
Tekeli, İlhan (2010-01-01)
Since reform started under Ottoman rule in the early 19th century, Istanbul has undergone a substantial period of modernisation that has spanned more than 150 years. ilhan Tekeli outlines the metropolis' enduring development, characterising Istanbul's transformation into a modern city into four distinct periods. It is a story that bridges the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the reconstruction of the Turkish Republic as a nation-state, with the initial demise of the city in favour of Ankara; and continues...
The supernatural quest in le morte d’arthur and orlando furioso in relation to truth
Campbell, Clive Malcolm; Alpakın Martınez Caro, Dürrin; Department of English Literature (2016)
Over three chapters, this study compares Sir Thomas Malory’s Grail Quest from Le Morte Darthur with Ludovico Ariosto’s quest to the moon in Orlando Furioso and their presentation of truth. Both quests reflect different perspectives on the nature of truth, Malory’s version of the Grail Quest, working from a Christian perspective, consistently reflects the notion of divine truth and the absolute nature of it. With Ariosto, truth is shown to be contingent and multifaceted, and rather to be determined from the ...
The political discourse of Nihal Atsiz
Süslü, Hazal Dila; Erdoğan, Necmi; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2019)
This thesis examines the political discourse of Nihal Atsız (1905- 1975) who is a radical, racist and Turkist ideologue in Turkish nationalism. The main purpose of the thesis is to analyze whether Atsız’s discourse exhibits fascist features or not. Firstly, this thesis discusses the origins of Turkism and the general characteristics of Turkish nationalism until the 1970s in order to map Atsız’s position within Turkish nationalism. Secondly, the major themes in his discourse including race, racism, eugenics,...
The Invisible capital
Yılmazer, Berkant; Oran, Adil; Muğan, Fatma Naciye Can; Department of Business Administration (2017)
This thesis analyzes the human capital and aims develop techniques to recognize human capital under Statement of Financial Position. National Basketball Association (NBA) players were used as a sample group because professional athletics are human intensive and players are the most valuable assets for their teams. The study includes the NBA team rosters for seasons between 2005-06 and 2013-14. A final list of 2,059 contracts for 774 players were grouped under three headings as “Option”, “Minimum Salary” and...
The Voice of the Imperial in an Anti-Imperialist Tone: George Orwell’s Burmese Days
Ağın, Başak (2012-09-01)
First published in 1934, George Orwell’s Burmese Days, which can be read as an example of both descriptive realism and fictional realism, is considered to be a colonial example of British literature because of its publication date. However, based on the personal experience of the author as an imperial officer in Burma, the novel has an anti-imperialist tone, which can also make it possible to read it through postcolonial eyes. As a result, the novel stands as an example of ambivalence since it has both the ...
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