Nationalism in the Troubled Triangle

Cyprus, Greece and Turkey

  • Ayhan Aktar
  • Niyazi Kızılyürek
  • Umut Özkırımlı

Part of the New Perspectives on South-East Europe book series (NPSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Bringing History Back into Nationalism?

    1. John Breuilly
      Pages 1-17
  3. Turkish and Greek Nationalisms: Past and Present

  4. Nationalism in Cyprus: Past and Present

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 236-276

About this book


Nationalism in the Troubled Triangle is the first systematic study of nationalism in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey from a comparative perspective. Bringing scholars from Greece, Turkey and both sides of Cyprus (and beyond) together, the book provides a critical account of nation-building processes and nationalist politics in all three countries.


foreign policy national identity nationalism Policy politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Ayhan Aktar
    • 1
  • Niyazi Kızılyürek
    • 2
  • Umut Özkırımlı
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of International RelationsIstanbul Bilgi UniversityTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Turkish and Middle Eastern StudiesUniversity of CyprusCyprus
  3. 3.The Hellenic ObservatoryLondon School of EconomicsUK

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