National Geographic : 1945 May
© National Geographic Society - oaacnrome Dyiviaynaru uwen %viinams Who Are These Turks, Speaking an Asiatic Tongue? Faces and Styles SuggestThey Are Europeans Out of Central Asia came their forebears, Seljuk and Osmanli Turks. Much of Asia Minor's original stock they absorbed. AnIstanbul policeman (left) and soldier keep order during the coming-of-age party (Plate II). Between them, a woman has an old-fashioned blackheaddress, butnoonewears fezorveil.