An Exodus from Turkey: Tales of Migration and Exile (Paperback)

An Exodus from Turkey: Tales of Migration and Exile By Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, Bahar Baser Cover Image
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Turkey's authoritarian turn under the reign of Erdoğan, and the crackdown on freedom of speech and assembly, has caused many Turkish citizens - either voluntarily or involuntarily - to flee the country. Featuring interviews with former politicians, artists, journalists, academics and activists, this book gives a voice to those in exile. By presenting their own stories in their own words, we learn how individuals cope with the realities of separation from their homeland, how they have managed to build new lives abroad and the prospect of return to Turkey. Both heart-breaking and informative, this book provides a snapshot of a new layer of intellectual diaspora in the making.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781399519663
ISBN-10: 1399519662
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: September 20th, 2023
Pages: 356
Language: English