Ataturk: Lessons in Leadership from the Greatest General of the Ottoman Empire (Hardcover)
 
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Ataturk: Lessons in Leadership from the Greatest General of the Ottoman Empire (Hardcover)

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    "Mustafa Kemal Atateurk was a Muslim visionary, revolutionary statesman, and founder of the Republic of Turkey. The West knows him best as the leading Ottoman officer in World War I's Battle of Gallipoli -- a defeat for the Allies, and the Ottoman empi......more
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"Mustafa Kemal Atateurk was a Muslim visionary, revolutionary statesman, and founder of the Republic of Turkey. The West knows him best as the leading Ottoman officer in World War I's Battle of Gallipoli -- a defeat for the Allies, and the Ottoman empire's greatest victory. Gaining fame as an exemplary military officer, he went on to lead his people in the Turkish War of Independence, abolishing the Ottoman Sultanate, emancipating women, and adopting western dress. Deeply influenced by the Enlightenment,Atateurk sought to transform the empire into a modern and secular nation-state, and during his presidency, embarked upon a program of impressive political, economic, and cultural reforms. Militarily and politically he excelled at all levels of conflict, from the tactical, through the operational, to the strategic, and into the rarified realm of grand strategy. His ability to integrate the immediate with the ultimate serves as an important lesson for leaders engaged in the twenty-first century's great military struggles. He became the only leader in history to successfully turn a Muslim nation into a Western parliamentary democracy and secular state, leaving behind a legacy of modernization and military and political leadership"--Provided by publisher.

Austin Bay is a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and coauthor of A Quick & Dirty Guide to War. He has written extensively on current military affairs, and has appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition, Fox News, C-SPAN, MSNBC, CNBC, and Nightline. Bay writes a weekly international affairs column for Creators Syndicate, is a contributing editor at StrategyPage.com and appears weekly on PJTV's National Security Review. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, and other publications. Bay served most recently with Headquarters, Multi-National Corps in Iraq in 2004. He was on active duty during Operation Desert Storm and served in Germany in the 1970s. A graduate of Rice University, he has a PhD from Columbia University. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Author:
Bay, Austin
Series Title:
World Generals
Genre:
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
202
Language:
English
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date:
08/16/2011
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780230107113
Height:
8.75 in
Wdth:
5.75 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.7 lb
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