The magazine Hayat published 146 magazines between 2nd of December 1926 and 30th of 1929 three years after the Proclamation of the Republic in Ankara which was the new seat of government. The significant characters of the time such as Köprülüzade Mehmet Fuat, Fazıl Ahmet, Mustafa Şekip (Tunç), Mehmet İzzet, Ahmet Refik and Necmettin Sadık, known as the writers close to the new regime, wrote in the magazine which had been directed by Mehmet Emin (Erişirgil), Nâfî Atuf (Kansu), Faruk Nafiz (Çamlıbel) from time to time. The motto of the magazine was the quotes of Nietzsche: “To the life, always to the life… Let’s bring more the world to the life!” The magazine Hayat had a significant role on imbedding the intellectual and cultural bones of the Republic ideology by mediating on the recognition of the new regime. Hayat ,aiming to increase the attention of the youth to the science, had a desire to see an intellectual community who had the ability to see new tendencies and to think over the fact. In his interview published in the first magazine, Mehmet Emin stated that Hayat did not belong to anyone. Hayat belonged to the whole intellectual community and would be encouraged by their tendencies and would tell their common ideals. One could see that the topics being a part of building a new nation such as nationalism, progress, modernization, improvement in science and economics with the topic of reformism had been discussed on an intellectual basis. In this study under the qualitative historical research, the articles chosen over the themes in question have been reviewed and how the Republic regime and ideals were build has been investigated.
Keywords: The Magazine Hayat, the Republican Ideology and Reformism, Nation Building
|Yayımlanma Tarihi||26 Ağustos 2016|
|Gönderilme Tarihi||24 Ağustos 2016|
|Yayımlandığı Sayı||Yıl 2016Cilt: 2 Sayı: 5|