A Coup in Turkey by Jeremy Seal

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Title: A Coup in Turkey
Author: Jeremy Seal
Vendors: Amazon
Published: 2021

In the spring of 2016 travel writer Jeremy Seal went to Turkey to investigate perhaps the most dramatic, revealing and little-known episode in the country’s history – the ‘original’ coup of 1960, which deposed the traditionalist Prime Minister Adnan Menderes. The story of Menderes – to his adoring supporters the country’s founding democrat; to his sworn enemies its most infamous traitor – goes to the heart of the feud that continues to rage between the Western and secular ambitions of a minority elite and the religious and conservative instincts of the small-town majority.