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- Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Irfan Orga was born into a prosperous family in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire. His mother was a beauty, married at thirteen, who lived in the seclusion of a harem, as befitted a Turkish woman of her class. His grandmother was an eccentric autocrat, determined at all costs to maintain her traditional habits. But the First World War changed everything.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 19.95
From the bestselling author of McMafia and DarkMarket comes this unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century which gives readers the essential historical background to more than one hundred years of events in this war-torn area. No other book covers the entire region, or offers such profound insights into the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Focusing on the evolving strategic role of Turkey, this volume covers topics including the question of identity in Turkey, the evolution of Turkish society and politics in coming years, and the recent increase in the activity and complexity of Turkey's foreign and security policies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
This lucid and accessible book examines Ottoman relations with Europe in Early Modern times. The Ottoman Empire has consistently been regarded a place apart, divided from the West by culture and religion. This new study argues the Ottoman Empire slowly became part of Europe physically, institutionally and psychologically as well. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The Kurdish Worker's Party (PKK) is examined here in this text on Kurdish nationalism. Incorporating recent field-based research results and newly translated material on Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK's long-time leader; it explores the nature and the organizational working of the party, from its growth in the late 1970s to its recent shrinkage. A variety... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 124.99
In 1720 an Ottoman ambassador arrived in France to observe Western civilization, and report on how it could be applied in the Ottoman Empire. Based on his accounts, this book studies the impact of the West on the Empire, and of this Ottoman embassy on the two societies. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 17.99
Turkey is so diverse it could almost be described as a continent rather than a country. In the west, mountains and pine forests frame a staggeringly beautiful coastline. The central steppe has the peculiar rock churches and underground cities of Cappadocia and the cosmopolitan capital of Ankara. In the east, there are biblical rivers, a fabled mountain... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
CultureShock! Turkey is the essential handbook for anyone who wishes to comprehend the dynamic texture of the country. Besides explaining the rich culture that consists of everything from mosques to discos to kebabs to expensive haute couture, this book provides all the practical information essential for settling down, including how to find furniture... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 125.00
The volume is an ambitious attempt to give a comprehensive picture of trade in captives along the European borders of the Ottoman Empire, especially in Central Europe. It brings together a great deal of so far unpublished archival material and thus integrates a new area into the research. more...