Information Package / Course Catalogue
Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Course Code: AI104
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

It is aimed in this course to educate students in accordance with Ataturk's principles and revolutions; to express the people especially including Ataturk who played a role in the formation of the Republic of Turkey and their targets; and to explain the Turkish War of Independence and the basic philosophy of the Republic of Turkey; so then to gain people into the community who respect for human rights and social values.

Course Content

In this course, the aim of studying Turkish Revolution History and Revolution concept. A general view to the reasons that prepared Ottoman Empires downfall and rise of Turkish revolution. The disintegration of Ottoman State. Mondros armistice agreement. The conditions of the country under invasion and General Mustafa Kemals responds. General Mustafa Kemals voyage to Samsun. Organization through the national congresses. National Forces and National pact. Opening of Turkish Parliament and its ruling the Independence war. National Combat until War of sakarya. War of Sakarya and Great Attack. National struggles in the fields of education and culture. From Mudanya to Lozan social and economical struggle.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Çiğdem BUDAK
Ins. Derya GENÇ ACAR
Ins. Fatma TOMBAK
Ins. Mesude ÖZDİLLİ
Ins. Mutlu ADAK
Learning Outcomes
1.Understanding Republic and Democracy
2.Understanding Internor and Foreign Policy in Republican Period
3.Understanding the Philosophy of Turkish Revolution
4.Understanding Political and Social Revolutions
5.Understanding the Turkısh Modernization dimensions.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Ergün Aybars Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi,
2.Şerafettin Turan, Türk Devrim Tarihi, Cilt I, II, III ve IV
3.Mevlüt Çelebi, Türk İnkılâp Tarihi, Cilt I - II
4.Bernard Lewıs, Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu
5.Niyazi Berkes, Türkiye’de Çağdaşlaşma
6.E. Jan Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi
7.Kemal Arı, Türk Devrim Tarihi
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The foundation of the new regime I (Developments in politics)
Week 2 - Theoretical
The foundation of the new regime II (Developments in politics)
Week 3 - Theoretical
Developments in politics and political parties
Week 4 - Theoretical
Reforms in Republic era I (Reforms in Law, Education and Culture)
Week 5 - Theoretical
Reforms in Republic era II (Reforms in Social and Economical Fields)
Week 6 - Theoretical
Turkish foreign policy in Ataturk Era I
Week 7 - Theoretical
Turkish foreign policy in Ataturk Era II
Week 8 - Theoretical
Ataturk’s principles
Week 9 - Theoretical
II. World War and Turkey I
Week 10 - Theoretical
II. World War and Turkey II
Week 11 - Theoretical
Turkey from the ending of II. World War to the goverment of Democratic Party (1945-1950)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Democratic Party era (1950-1960)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Turkey between 1960-1980 I
Week 14 - Theoretical
Turkey between 1960-1980 II
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Final Examination1%100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Individual Work142028
Final Examination114216
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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