Information Package / Course Catalogue
History of the Turkish Government
Course Code: KYL523
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to present the last period of the Ottoman Empire, the Turkish political life, the key issues, actors, major events and structural changes brought about by their political, economic and social point of view to investigate. The course also be evaluated in the chronological periods. ; The course examined the Turkish state tradition. In this way, Turkey's government, politics, and society which is interpreted on the basis of the historical foundations of secularism-Islam, civil-military relations, the problems of democracy, and the problems of transition to multi-party politics, historical, economic and political aspects will be emphasized. The thought of the present Ottoman themes Kemalism, the ideology and thoughts of westernization and other reactions will be discussed shaped. The expected values ??in this context, such as the western ideologies advocating causes will be discussed.

Course Content

Modernization efforts in the formation of modern Turkey since the Ottoman Empire, the Ottoman bureaucratic structuring effect of modern Turkey, the Republic of Turkey-up, in short, the period of the Turkish political life until the 1950s history, biographies of leaders, political institutions, and other key concepts are examined by evaluating. Course is affecting the politics of Turkey / socio-economic and cultural factors that determine the need to understand the historical and conceptual information is intended to bring.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Examines and interprets historical periods separated by the Turkish political life.
2.Changes in Turkish political life, historical, economic, sociological and political background and knows comments.
3.Evaluates the historical and economic perspective does not change issues in Turkish political life.
4.On the basis of the positive and negative aspects of the modernization of the Ottoman Turks, and treats.
5.To have knowledge about the teachings and theories in the discipline.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.İlber Ortaylı, Türkiye Teşkilat ve İdare Tarihi , Cedit Neşriyat, 2008, Ankara
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The aim of the course, the method, the input
Week 2 - Theoretical
Great empires in the region at the beginning of the Middle Ages, during the reign of the Sassanids, Iran, the Byzantine Empire, the management structure
Week 3 - Theoretical
Administration in Islamic State
Week 4 - Theoretical
Mediterranean and Italian maritime states during the Middle Ages
Week 5 - Theoretical
12th and 13 century Asia Minor. 14th beginning of the century in Eastern Europe and the Middle East
Week 6 - Theoretical
History stage of the Ottoman Empire. Ottoman land system
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterms
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Central and provincial organization of the Ottoman Empire
Week 10 - Theoretical
Ottoman towns, cities, structure and management
Week 11 - Theoretical
Ottoman cities, trades, and transportation infrastructure.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Trade association
Week 13 - Theoretical
Degradation of the classical Ottoman order. Political and social change
Week 14 - Theoretical
The modernization of the administration: Reform movement.
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exams
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
OÇ-1
2
2
1
4
2
OÇ-2
3
3
5
4
1
OÇ-3
2
3
4
5
OÇ-4
5
1
3
OÇ-5
2
3
1
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