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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 38.99
In the tense aftermath of the 1992?1995 Bosnian War, U.S. diplomat Bill Farrand was assigned the daunting task of implementing the Dayton Peace Accords in the ethnically divided Balkan territory of Brcko. This compelling narrative pulls the reader intimately into the author's world where, over three tumultuous but successful years, he was given... more...
- Murdoch Books 2010; US$ 15.99
A beautiful little pocket-sized feast of vampire lore, complete with blood-red ribbon and silver gilded page edges A pint-sized overview of the ever-mutating vampire, this book traces the phenomenon created by primal human fears of blood-sucking monsters. It delves into ancient vampiric beliefs including the Chinese hopping vampire Jiangshi... more...
- Hg2 2011; US$ 12.00
Located at the confluence of Europe and Asia, Istanbul has become a melting pot of cultures and influences. Today, this vibrant modern city is an irresistible blend of old and new. Hip 21st-century designs combine effortlessly with Byzantine and early Islamic architecture. French haute cuisine sits alongside traditional Turkish cooking, while Internationally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00
In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country?s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes. This Handbook provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging profile... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
Turkey's modern history has been unstable and contradictory. National identity continues to be an issue as Turks are faced with joining the West and preserving their own culture. The emergence of Islamicism contributes to the question of how safe the secular constitutional democracy is. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a cultural or a political trend, this book analyzes the various... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Drawing on data from ethnographic fieldwork among civic activists and identifying a range of domestic and international socio-political contexts, Refractions of Civil Society in Turkey explores different perceptions of civil society in Turkey and pursues the general question of why civil society holds such power to move those who evoke it. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
In 1997 Turkey and Syria were on the brink of war, engaged in a very real power struggle. Turkey was aligned with Syria's main enemy, Israel, and there were seemingly intractable differences on the issues of borders, the sharing of river waters and trans-border communities. In less than a decade, relations were transformed from enmity to amity.... more...