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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal Pasha?s policies towards different political groups... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The nature and content of Kemalist ideology in Turkey during the last twenty years is analysed in this book. In order to place the current manifestations of this Turkish official modernising ideology in the two-part context of globalisation and the re-sacralisation of the world, Contemporary Kemalism scrutinises the texts of five prominent Kemalist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.99
This concise account of the life and career of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881--1938), the formidable "founder of modern Turkey", offers a substantial revaluation of a key figure in modern history, and also an introduction to the Turkish republic itself. It is a timely study with Turkey again at the centre of international attention, as Islamic fundamentalists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
The Ottoman Empire had reached the peak of its power, presenting a very real threat to Western Christendom when in 1683 it suffered its first major defeat, at the Siege of Vienna. Tracing the empire's conflicts of the next two centuries, The Ottoman Wars: An Empire Besieged examines the social transformation of the Ottoman military system in an... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 14.99
Stumbling from a university anarchist meeting into a career in the army, Chip Chapman is aware of how consciously incompetent he is. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst confirms his worst fears. He is eventually let loose on 6 Platoon of 2 PARA and, via the Falklands War, manages to elevate himself to a position of conscious competence and save his... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 29.99
This report is the culmination of a two-year project examining the complex relations among Turkey, Russia, and Iran in an effort to better understand these countries? perceptions in the post-Cold War world and the conditions and interests that cause international political alignments among them. more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
As Antony Beevor cast new light on the Battle of Stalingrad, Alexandra Richie here unearths the traumatic story of one of the last major battles of World War II, in which the Poles fought off German troops, street by street, for sixty-three days. more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00
Now available in PDF format. The DK Eyewitness Istanbul Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Istanbul has to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Independence and Foreign Policy is the first interpretive study of New Zealand foreign policy to cover the period 193591. Based on years of detailed research, it draws extensively on relevant sources both inside and outside government. It is also an original and imaginative work which consistently takes a broad view, exploring the idea of independence... 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...