Turkey_Presentation

Turkey_Presentation - Turke y Onesho no pas o r the thing...

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 5/7/11 Turkey Leslie Aucoin and Sarah Landry 
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 5/7/11 “One should not pass over these things, simply saying they are food. They are in reality a complete civilization.” Abdulhak Sinasi
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 5/7/11 Geography
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 5/7/11 Geography o Capital: Ankara o Population: 78,785,548 o Languages: Turkish and Kurdish o Government: Republican  Parliamentary Democracy o Religion:
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 5/7/11 History o Inhabited by many groups from from 3,000 BC to present day o Roman empire Constantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to  Constantinople  o Crusades cause fall of Roman Empire and Byzantines claim  Constantinople o Seljuk Turks defeat Byzantines and take over Anatolia o Seljuk Sultanate collapses due to internal dissent and now parts of 
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 5/7/11 Food History Seljuks  (1000-1300 CE) o Influences from China, Persia, Iran and Greece o Introduced them to traditional Turkish foods such as kebabs Roman Empire o Located in Thrace o Trade routes allowed for access to foodstuff from around the  world Ottomans  (1400-1900 CE)
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 5/7/11 Ottoman Empire
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 5/7/11 History Turkish Republic o Fall of Ottoman Empire o Fight against Europe for  Freedom 1919-1923 o First president: Mustafa  Kemal Atatürk o Established secularism by  separating religious and state 
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 5/7/11 Regions
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 5/7/11 Regions Black Sea Region o Moderate climate o Grains, corn, fruits, nuts and tobacco o People settled in valleys of Pontic mountains and fans of  nearby rivers to grow fruits    and vegetables  o Hamsi is the fish of choice in this region with over 41 ways  to make it
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 5/7/11 Regions Marmara Region o Crossroads of Europe and Asia o Most populated, commercial, industrial and touristic region o Moderate climate, rich soil  and widespread coastlines o Wheat, corn, sunflower, sugar beet and olives Aegean Sea Region o  Mediterranean climate
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 5/7/11 Regions Mediterranean Region o Hot, dry summers and mild, humid winters
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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