Transformation of Kemalism’s Hegemony in the Post-Atatürk Era, 1940s–1950s

  • Vahram Ter-Matevosyan
Part of the Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe book series (MOMEIDSEE)


The period between 1938 and 1960 was critical for Kemalism and its supporters. WWII and post-war geopolitical challenges on the one hand and rising domestic problems on the other were significant factors for Kemalism as its supporters pushed it onto a course of constant adjustments. Kemalist principles and visions that were at the core of the policies of previous decades now entered the spotlight. A number of ideological beliefs and practices that were believed to be deeply entrenched came under widespread critical scrutiny.


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  • Vahram Ter-Matevosyan
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  1. 1.American University of ArmeniaYerevanArmenia

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