Turkey Book Talk

Jeremy Seal on Adnan Menderes and the long shadow of Turkey’s 1960 coup

March 16, 2021

Jeremy Seal on “A Coup in Turkey: A Tale of Democracy, Despotism and Vengeance in a Divided Land” (Penguin). The book explores the legacy of Adnan Menderes, who became the Republic of Turkey's first democratically elected prime minister in 1950 before being overthrown in a military coup in May 1960.

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