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They wanted to create a state which was free from the all kinds of European intervention. Mustafa Kemal put his plan into the action and passed to Anatolia to organize the local opposition and the remaining armed forces. They were aware that the empire was very much under the control of the foreign powers, and they wanted to change this situation.

This was the first and largest of the textile plants, but others were planned for Konya, Nazilli, and Malatya. It was an industrial show piece designed to transform the province. Most of the members of the committee were students of military schools and the young officers in the Ottoman Army. The statist policies were quite successful and its efficiency reflected in the economic growth rate. First of all, census information shows us how the population decreased.


The local business made huge profits during this period.

Both the Unionists and the Kemalists worked and made policies in order to achieve the goal of independence. The Kemalist elite viewed the industry as politicl vital component in the creation of the new Turkey. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Turkey’s economic growth reached a level that has never been seen before.

Write a review Rate this item: The performance that was done by the non-Muslim bourgeoisie, before the war, was much higher than what Muslim Turkish did.

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This situation had to be changed for the sake of an idealized state. Liberal policies were not applicable to create an economic system that the Kemalists desired. The results were not always positive. The rulers had to change the policy that they applied, but the target remained same. Your list has ceonomy the maximum number of items. Roads were insufficient for motorized vehicles.

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When they took the control of the state affairs, they set out a policy of creating a national bourgeoisie who run their businesses in the national economy, and this process reached its top during WWI. They accepted that they were in need of foreign capital for the construction of huge economic projects. Establishment of a modern education econo,y, industrialization, modernization of state apparatus and nationalization of the economy were the progress that they were planning to make.

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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? The oemalism of the external resources made the ruling elite realize the importance of Anatolia.

Finding libraries that hold this item The Soviet Union was very successful in dealing with the effects of the crisis. Kemal noted as early as March that the state had been unable to protect its economy against European competition ever since the free trade policies of the Tanzimat reformers — They attached great importance to the native industry. From Empire To Republic volume 1. The Unionists attempted to alter the economy. Please enter the message.

The goal to create an intervention-free capitalist economy was declared several times by Mustafa Kemal, but it was not an easy target under such conditions. The state was the main player of econimy economy.

They abolished the capitulations to make the economy free from the western intervention and try to create a national economy without the restrictions of the foreign elements.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The process of industrialization was economu into action.