Turkey: The Veiling Issue: Official Secularism and Popular Islam in Modern Turkey
Magnarella, Paul J., The Middle East Journal
The Veiling Issue: Official Secularism and Popular Islam in Modern Turkey, by Elisabeth Ozdalga. Surrey, UK: Curzon Press, 1998. xx + 93 pages. Bibl. to p. 97. Index to p. 105. 35.
Reviewed by Paul J. Magnarella
The author of this interesting new book in the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies series is identified on the dust jacket as a researcher who divides her time between the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul and the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. The book's front matter, however, identifies her as a professor of sociology at METU.
The book begins with a historical sketch of the Turkish Republic's official secular …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Turkey: The Veiling Issue: Official Secularism and Popular Islam in Modern Turkey. Contributors: Magnarella, Paul J. - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 53. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 1999. Page number: 308. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.