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- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Drawing on data from ethnographic fieldwork among civic activists and identifying a range of domestic and international socio-political contexts, Refractions of Civil Society in Turkey explores different perceptions of civil society in Turkey and pursues the general question of why civil society holds such power to move those who evoke it. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
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...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 45.00
This engaging and well-illustrated volume describes the excavations of a large urban sector, the so-called Triconch Palace, of the Adriatic seaport of Butrint. In so doing it adds to the new paradigm for the development of Roman towns in the Mediterranean. The book traces the changing nature of this rich and varied area - from 2nd-century Roman townhouses,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
For displaced persons, memory and identity is performed, (re)constructed and (re)negotiated daily. Forced displacement radically reshapes identity, with results ranging from successful hybridization to feelings of permanent misplacement. This compelling and intimate description of places of pain and (be)longing that were lost during the 1992?95... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 90.00
After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, millions of Romanians emigrated in search of work and new experiences; they became engaged in an interrogation of what it meant to be Romanian in a united Europe and the globalized world. Their thoughts, feelings and hopes soon began to populate the virtual world of digital and mobile technologies. This... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1964; US$ 35.00
Nach der militärischen Entmachtung und territorialen Auflösung Jugoslawiens im April 1941 riefen Hitler und Mussolini einen großkroatischen Staat aus. Dieser stand unter der Führung Ante Pavelics und der Ustascha-Organisation und wurde rasch zu einem Feld rivalisierender italienischer und deutscher Interessen. Die Autoren beleuchten Charakter und Geschichte... more...
Notes From a Small Military - I Commanded and Fought with 2 Para at the Battle of Goose Green. I was Head of Counter Terrorism for the M.O.D. This is my True StoryJohn Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
I COMMANDED AND FOUGHT WITH 2 PARA AT THE BATTLE OF GOOSE GREEN. I WAS HEAD OF COUNTER TERRORISM FOR THE M.O.D. THIS IS MY TRUE STORY 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... more...