By Onur Yildirim
This learn offers a complete, balanced and factually grounded narrative of the Turco-Greek trade of Populations as a historical occasion that has been the topic of a lot distortion within the historiographical traditions of nationalist lore in Greece and Turkey, in addition to in scholarly guides of varied varieties somewhere else over the span of the earlier 80 years. international relations and Displacement contributes to the overall literature at the trade through incorporating into the wider photograph the Turkish size of the development, relatively the Turkish aspect of the decision-making approach, and the episode of the Muslim refugees which were left outdoors the scope of the study time table, thereby, breaking apart the verified concept of the alternate skewed in the direction of the Greek part. It hence sheds doubt at the good fortune paradigm attributed to this occasion. via adopting a people-centered method of the Lausanne Treaty and its results, the ebook bargains a critique of reliable types of the tale and encourages humans to think about coverage judgements including their large and infrequently devastating implications for the lives of standard humans.
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Finally, the Library of the Turkish Grand Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi Kütüphanesi) furnished the author with copies of some of the booklets that had been prepared by the Ottoman government to regulate refugee affairs after the Balkan Wars. The same institution donated to the present institution of the author a set of the proceedings of the Turkish Grand Assembly that covers the 1920–1928 period. They were used extensively to trace the development of the refugee problem in Turkey. The picture is admittedly incomplete.
As for the Greeks and Turks, the conference was viewed as a way to settle their own conflict. The settlement of the grievances of the Allied countries with Turkey was of vital importance to the fulfillment of the goals of the Conference. Although some countries, such as India, Spain, and Denmark had applied to participate in the Conference, the official list came to include, besides Turkey and Greece, Great Britain, France, Italy, Japan, Romania, and the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovens.
18 İsmet Paşa’s adamant remarks, which were intended for the protection of the large Muslim population living in that area and for the security of eastern Thrace, sparked off a duel with Lord Curzon, a frequent occurrence throughout the Conference. 24 The Greek side found the occasion to make its case on the program of the Conference immediately after İsmet Paşa’s speech. Venizelos, the head of the Greek diplomatic team, stood up to respond to İsmet Paşa’s long list of allegations and demands.