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a former Turkish term of respect

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The claim that anti-Semitism, effendi agitation and British machinations, not basic interest, lurked behind the mass Arab opposition to Zionism, is said to have been motivated by a need to "strengthen the conviction about the righteousness of the movement against all its contenders, to preserve the sense of inner truth.
We should note that these advertised cigarettes were expensive and exclusive; contemporary advertising did not cater to mass consumption but to limited groups of upwardly mobile effendis.
Although effendis supported the national cause in its broadest sense, for example, identifying with the call for full national independence, it is hard to ascribe to the effendiya a unified political outlook; effendis initiated and participated in a variety of political parties.
This iconography was still used sparsely in advertising for the effendis.
30) In contemporary culture, for example literature and cinema, each group was represented as having its own corresponding smoking preference: the shisha (water-pipe) for ibn al-balad, the cigarette for the effendi, and the cigar for ibn al-dhawat.
The following investigation of such ads attempts to reconstruct intra-group effendi gender and age sensitivities by examining their use of contemporary cultural repertoire in promoting cigarettes.
Male effendi smoking etiquette in ads well demonstrated the middle ground between a desire to appear modern and a strong need for authenticity and be longing.
Advertisers used the snob effect to persuade up and coming effendi smokers to buy their brands.
It was set in an office, the novel-turned-quintessential working space of the effendi, where cigarette smoking was integrated into short breaks from work.
The term effendi designated, from early nineteenth century, a modern/Western educated person who usually belonged to the Egyptian-Ottoman elite of the period.