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A Fez of the Heart

Travels Through Turkey in Search of a Hat

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A Fez of the Heart by Jeremy Seal
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This is Jeremy Seal's quest, by means of a fez, for the heart of a country culturally and spiritually at odds with herself. The fez's opposing associations - both revered Eastern-Islamic headdress and banal tourist souvenir - exactly reflects Turkey's cultural faultline. While Turkey pays court to the EC and becomes the latest mecca for mass-tourism, the resurgent voices of Islamic traditionalism and Kurdish separatism are stark reminders of the country's complex cultural topography.
Release date Australia
January 12th, 1996
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
map
Imprint
Picador
Pages
306
Dimensions
130x197x18
ISBN-13
9780330343626
Product ID
2748125

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