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By Christopher S, Dr Wilson

ISBN-10: 1138274879

ISBN-13: 9781138274877

ISBN-10: 1409429776

ISBN-13: 9781409429777

There were 5 varied settings that at one time or one other have contained the useless physique of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish warfare of Independence (1919-1923) and primary president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the tale of those diversified architectural buildings - the bed room in Dolmabahçe Palace, Istanbul, the place he died; a brief catafalque during this comparable palace; his funeral level in Turkey's new capital Ankara; a short lived tomb within the Ankara Ethnographic Museum and his everlasting and enormous mausoleum in Ankara, identified in Turkish as "Anıtkabir" (Memorial Tomb) - this e-book additionally describes and translates the stream of Ataturk's physique during the towns of Istanbul and Ankara and likewise the kingdom of Turkey to arrive those destinations.

The ebook examines how most of these destinations - unintentional, designed, transitority, everlasting - has contributed in its personal approach to the development of a Turkish nationwide reminiscence approximately Ataturk.   finally, the 2 everlasting buildings - the Dolmabahçe Palace bed room and Anıtkabir - have replaced in lots of methods given that their first visual appeal so as to continue this nationwide reminiscence. those adjustments are uncovered to bare a dynamic, instead of uninteresting, effect of funerary architecture.

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