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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00
Covering a short but eventful period in Ottoman/Turkish history From Caliphate to Secular State: Power Struggle in the Early Turkish Republic focuses on three major political and judicial maneuvers to demonstrate how opposition to and within the emerging Turkish regime was addressed during those pivotal years, and how the resulting power struggle... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
The collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe produced a fundamental change in the political map of Europe. In Romania, nationalism re-emerged forcefully and continued to rally political support against the context of a long and difficult transition to democracy. Extreme right-wing party The Greater Romania Party gained particular strength... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 76.33
Vom Kaiserreich bis in die NS-Zeit prägten kleinräumige Lebenswelten das Dasein. Für die Zeitgenossen war das alltägliche Handeln im kleinen Raum selbstverständlich. In einer sich wandelnden Welt stifteten die eigene Gemeinde, Stadt und Region Identität und Sinn. In welchem Verhältnis standen hierbei regionale Identität und andere identitäre Bezugssysteme,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
This volumepresents the results of the ceramic survey in the Roman town of Diokaisareia in Rugged Cilicia (southern Turkey). At the end of the Hellenistic/beginning of the Roman period a new city was founded around the monumental temple of Zeus Olbios which had been the centre of the Olbian temple state in Hellenistic times. Numerous official... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of the Ottoman Empire is an in-depth treatise covering the political, social, and economic history of the Ottoman Empire, the last member of the lineage of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean empires and the only one that reached the modern times both in terms of internal structure and world history. more...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
?Die Türkei gilt vielen europäischen Beobachtern als Brücke in die islamische Welt. Abseits einer solchen terminologischen Zuschreibung ist wenig darüber bekannt, welche faktischen Gemeinsamkeiten und Divergenzen die nahostpolitischen Herangehensweisen der Türkei und der EU aufweisen. Welche geografische Reichweite impliziert die arabisch-muslimische... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 45.99
This groundbreaking volume investigates the processes of globalization in Istanbul, one of the oldest and grandest of world cities. Explaining the course of the conflicts and the compromises involved in maintaining a precarious urbanity, this theoretically informed volume focuses on the fields of struggle ranging from politics to heritage, humor to... more...