[THE NATION-STATE MODEL] Serbest insanlar ülkesinde. [i.e. In the land of the free people]
AGAOGLU AHMET, (1869-1939), Sanayii Nefise Matbaasi, Istanbul, 1930.
Original wrappers. A very good copy. Cr. 8vo. (20 x 14 cm). In Turkish. 128 p.
First edition of this scarce early Republican period utopia, written in a novel form supporting the idea of a "nation-state".
The book was written by Ahmet Agaoglu, the theoretician of the Free Republican Party in 1930, which was the first experiment of transition to the multi-party system. This is one of the earliest utopias of the young Turkish Republic.
13 editions in OCLC (42824605). (Utopias from the Middle East 12).