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Uneven Centuries

Sevket Pamuk


The population and economy of the area within the present-day borders of Turkey has consistently been among the largest in the developing world, yet there has been no authoritative economic history of Turkey until now. This book examines the economic growth and human development of Turkey over the past two hundred years. Taking a comparative global perspective, the book investigates Turkey's economic history through four periods: the open economy during the nineteenth-century Ottoman era, the transition from empire to nation-state that spanned the two world wars and the Great Depression, the c ... More

Keywords: Turkey, economic growth, human development, economic history, developing countries, open economy, empire, industrialization, protectionism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780691166377
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691166377.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sevket Pamuk, author
Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Bogazici University