Robert College

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Robert College:

see Bosporus, Univ. of theBosporus, University of the,
at İstanbul, Turkey; opened 1863 as Robert College, with funds contributed by Christopher R. Robert and other Americans for the higher education of Turkish men. Its name was changed in 1971.
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Halide's father is just such a man, and he breaks all the rules to have his daughter educated, to be fluent in Western languages, the first Turkish girl to attend the American college for girls in Istanbul. Apparently Halide was an actual person, and this is a novel based on her experiences.

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