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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Ottoman historical writing of the 15th and 16th centuries played a significant role in fashioning Ottoman identity and institutionalizing the dynastic state structure during this period of rapid imperial expansion. This volume shows how the writing of history achieved these effects by examining the implicit messages conveyed by the texts and illustrations... 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Die Türkei gilt vielen europäischen Beobachtern alsBrücke in die islamische Welt. Abseits einer solchen terminologischenZuschreibung ist wenig darüber bekannt, welche faktischen Gemeinsamkeiten und Divergenzen die nahostpolitischen Herangehensweisen der Türkei und der EU aufweisen. Welche geografische Reichweite impliziert... 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.50
Writing from within the cultural landscape of modern Turkey, 'Fragments of Culture' presents exciting new writing on the everyday, providing a corrective to the often skewed perceptions of Turkish culture engendered by conventional western critiques. From adjustments to religious identity as the Islamic veil becomes marketed as a fashion item to the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
This groundbreaking volume provides a series of analyses of experiences and social attitudes in the Western Balkans in the aftermath of the wars of Yugoslav succession. Based on survey data from 22,000 respondents, the editors have created a volume which contributes to our understanding of both specific war-related effects as well as a detailed description... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...