Turkey

Once the centre of the Ottoman Empire, the modern secular republic was established in the 1920s by nationalist leader Kemal Ataturk. This amounted to a repudiation of the former Ottoman legacy with the fez and veil outlawed and rights given to women.

However, in more recent years the government has reverted to culturally conservative and authoritarian politics, whilst remaining open to trade and economic development.


Artex A/30 brand for Turkey, 1980s

Above: Artex A/30 brand for Turkey, 1980s, made by Játékkártyagyár és Nyomda, Budapest   more

Souvenir of Turkey by KS Games

Above: Souvenir of Turkey by KS Games   more

Whimsical Playing Cards designed by Oksal Yesilok, 2016

Above: Whimsical Playing Cards designed by Oksal Yesilok, 2016   more

Last Updated April 07, 2019 at 10:17am

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