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- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 24.95
The Western coast of Turkey has captivated travellers for centuries. With its dramatic mountains and idyllic bays and promontories, scattered with ancient ruins, it is not only one of the most beautiful parts of the country, but is also of great historical interest. The Western Shores of Turkey is the distillation of a succession of journeys that John... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 96.00
Most analysts agree that Turkey's foreign policy is essentially peaceful, using diplomacy and multilateralism in the resolution of its conflicts with other states. Here, Umut Uzer offers a necessary corrective to this standard analysis by revealing the Kemalist influence in Turkey's state ideology. This defined the identity of the state as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This revised and updated version of William Hale?s Turkish Foreign Policy 1774-2000 offers a comprehensive and analytical survey of Turkish foreign policy since the last quarter of the eighteenth century, when the Turks? relations with the rest of the world entered their most critical phase. In recent years Turkey?s international role has changed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 44.95
In The Balkan Wars 1912-1913 , Richard Hall examines the origins, the enactment and the resolution of the Balkan Wars, during which the Ottoman Empire fought a Balkan coalition of Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Serbia. The Balkan Wars of 1912 - 1913 opened an era of conflict in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, which lasted until 1918,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 47.50
Examining two centuries of Balkan politics, from the emergence of nationalism to the retreat of Communist power in 1989, this is the first book to systematically argue that many of the region's problems are external in origin. A decade of instability in the Balkan states of southeast Europe has given the region one of the worst images in world politics.... 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...
- University of California Press 1995; US$ 29.95
Cemal Kafadar offers a much more subtle and complex interpretation of the early Ottoman period than that provided by other historians. His careful analysis of medieval as well as modern historiography from the perspective of a cultural historian demonstrates how ethnic, tribal, linguistic, religious, and political affiliations were all at play in the... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 137.00
Based on archival research, this work examines the Ottoman ancien regime. The author argues that the success of the regime was due to the articulation of a complex financial network revolving around central state elite investments and an Istanbul-based and supervised banking system. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 37.00
Turkey and Israel are two of the most important countries in the Middle East, but also are outsiders to the region for political and cultural reasons. Here Bengio examines the historic, geo-strategic and political-cultural roots of the Turkish-Israeli relationship, from the 1950s until today. Linking the relationship's evolution to the complexities... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 80.00
Corruption, disillusionment and despair alternate with the victories of humanity overcoming hellish conditions. These are the accounts of Turkish soldiers who have fought in the internal war against the Kurds. It covers topics such as the shock of entering military life and the traumas of warfare; and the changes in personality and relations. more...