Nationalism in the Middle East. A WH1 Presentation by Mr. Hess. Introduction. In the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, nationalism became widespread in the Middle East, particularly in: the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) Palestine (now Israel), and Persia (now Iran). The Ottoman Empire.
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A WH1 Presentation
by Mr. Hess
western-style last names,
separation of government and religion.
He also promoted national pride:
“Purified” the language of all words of Persian or Arabic origin.
Changed his name to Kemal Ataturk (father of the Turks).Turkey