Rekin Teksoy's Turkish Cıneema is öne of the first Englîsh language sources outlining the history of the cinema in Turkey from the late Ottoman period to the present day. it provides international students and film enthıısiasts a comprehensive survey of the country's film history. This book İs an extended and updated English edition of the Turkish dnerna sectionspreviously published in Rekin Teksoy'un Sinema Tarihi (Rekin Teksoy's History of Cinema) by Oğlak Yayınları in 2005.Rekin Teksoy looks at the history of Turkish cinema within the framework of the political, economîc and social changes dııringthe Ottoman and the Republic periods. • For those readers not familiar with certain events and historical Figures, brief and concise explanations are provided within the text, in the footnotes and in the chronology. Rekin Teksoy's lectures andkvvritings on Turkish and international cinema has been an invaluable source For Turkish film enthusiasts, scholars and students throughout the years. Turkish Cinema undoubtedly will provide sirnilar assistance nd inspiration to others to learn ^ more about Turkish film history and culture.