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Author Ognibene, Terri Ann, author.

Title South Carolina's Turkish people : a history and ethnology / Terri Ann Ognibene and Glen Browder.

Publication Info. Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 235 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; South Carolina's Turkish People; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A New People and Voice in Regional Life; Part One Who Are the Turkish People of Sumter County?; Chapter One A Community Like No Other; Chapter Two The Traditional Story of Oral History; Chapter Three Probing the Legend of Origins; Chapter Four Documenting the Patriarch and His People; Chapter Five The Turkish Traditional Narrative Is Confirmed; Part Two We Are the Turkish People of Sumter County; Chapter Six Our Voice: A Family Discussion.
Chapter Seven Our Journey: From Isolation to AssimilationChapter Eight Reflections on Our Ancestry, Ethnicity, Community, Race Relations, and Systemic Oppression; Chapter Nine Life at the Dalzell School for Turks and Integrating the White Schools; Chapter Ten The Turkish Community Today; Chapter Eleven Our Story Has Now Been Told; Conclusion: What Have We Learned?; Bibliography; Index.
Summary The story of misunderstood immigrants and their struggle to gain recognition and acceptance in the rural South.
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Subject Turkish Americans -- South Carolina -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Browder, Glen, author.
Other Form: Print version: Ognibene, Terri Ann. South Carolina's Turkish people. Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2018] 9781611178586 (DLC) 2017041627
ISBN 9781611178593 (electronic bk.)
1611178592 (electronic bk.)
9781611178586 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)