Turkey's Politics

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Turkey's Politics

By Kemal H. Karpat
Princeton University Press, 1959
522 pp. $7.50
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This study, dealing chiefly with the debates and activities of the years 1946-1950, treats a subject of singular importance--the effort to create a democratic multi-party system on the heels of a dictatorship and one-party monopoly. Although the author concedes some backsliding in the years that followed, he feels that certain basic gains have been made and can be permanent.