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- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 109.00
Catapulted from totalitarianism to free market capitalism in 1991, Albania emerged from half a century of isolation to find itself an anomaly in Europe: a third world country economically, but first world in terms of education, literature and the arts. How has Albania transformed since then? Clarissa de Waal here explains Albania?s ?transition? from... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Kerem Öktem charts the contemporary history of Turkey, exploring such key issues as the relationship between religion and the state, Kurdish identity, Turkeys relationship with Israel and the ongoing controversy over EU membership. Readable but comprehensive, Turkey since 1989 is the definitive book on the countrys erratic transformation... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 89.00
As a result of the formation of the modern Turkish state, nationalist narratives of the Ottoman Empire?s collapse are commonplace. Remapping the Ottoman Middle East, on the other hand, examines alternative and disparate routes to modernity during the nineteenth century. Pursuing a comparison of different regions of the empire, this book demonstrates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
This book discusses the Ottoman Empire and its successors during a period of stagnation and decline for the empire, 1801-1927. The book begins in the year 1801which saw civil war break out between the Albanians, the Mamluks and the Turks, with the Turks struggling to hold on to Egypt. It goes on to discuss the Balkan League of 1912 and its results... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 73.95
World-shaking revolutions in Russia in 1905 and 1917, and Ottoman Turkey in 1908, the First World War, the Turkish War of Independence, the establishment of Azerbaijan. These are the huge 20th century historical events reflected in Ahmet Agaoglu?s life and writings. His life is a mirror of the tangled politics in a region where his role in establishing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This volume examines the cultural and ideological dimensions of the Cold War in Turkey. Departing from the conventional focus on diplomacy and military, the collection focuses on Cold War's impact on Turkish society and intellectuals. It includes chapters on media and propaganda, literature, sports, as well as foreign aid and assistance. more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 90.00
From the late nineteenth century to the post-communist period, Albanian and Georgian political and intellectual elites have attributed hopes to ?Europe,? yet have also exhibited ambivalent attitudes that do not appear likely to vanish any time soon. Albanians and Georgians have evoked, experienced, and continue to speak of ?Europe? according to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Turkey is the first modern secular state in a predominantly Islamic Middle East. In this major textbook, Feroz Ahmad provides a thorough examination of the political, social and economic processes which led to the formation of a new Turkey. After a chapter on "the Ottoman Legacy", the book covers the period since the revolution of 1908 and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The authors put issues relevant to Turkey today ? such as consolidating democracy, dealing with economic development issues, improving its human rights record and its foreign policy ? in an historical context, allowing comparisons with other late developers in the world and reflecting the complexity of Turkish political and socio-economic developments.... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 44.99
The evolution of Bulgaria is a fascinating journey from a backward and troubled Balkan state to a modern European nation. Richard Crampton's unique study traces the development of the Bulgarian people and their state, from the beginning of a national revival in the middle of the nineteenth century to imminent entry into the European Union. This... more...