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- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 40.00
In The Modern Balkans , historian Richard C. Hall gives a complete account of the historical events that have shaped the Balkan region of Southeastern Europe. Originally separated from the rest of Europe by culture, politics, and economics, the Balkans have slowly been integrating into Western Europe since the nineteenth century. But this process... more...
- Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Turkish society has been going through institutional and ideological change that has affected its social, cultural and political practices. This book examines these contemporary tensions, which have led to a re-appraisal of Turkey as a nation and Turkish nationalism as it tries to situate itself as a regional and global power. Analysing the internal... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
For many centuries, the Sachsenspiegel (Saxon code of law) and Magdeburg Law shaped the legal cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. This book is the first comprehensive investigation of the spread of these legal systems to the Danube and Carpathian regions, including the roles played by medieval municipal law and the settlement of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
This book, comprising chapters by leading experts, delves into the complicated nature of Turkey?s Kurdish issue. Contributors discusses the evolution of Kurdish nationalism, the contemporary Kurdish movement and its violent legacy, civil society efforts in Turkey?s Kurdish region, and the international dimensions of the Kurdish question. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 49.99
The Kurds, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Middle East, are reasserting their identity-politically and through violence. Turkey's essentially democratic structure and civil society-ideal tools for coping with and incorporating minority challenge-have so far been suspended on this issue, which the government is treating almost exclusively as... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00
Deutsch-britische "Pressekriege" begannen seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts das Gefüge von Öffentlichkeit und Diplomatie zu destabilisieren. Und so waren auch die internationalen Beziehungen seither geprägt durch den Wandel von politischer Kommunikation, Medienstrukturen und Informationstechnologie. Wie reagierten Diplomatie und Politik auf das neue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in?Turkey?s south-eastern regions, where the majority of?Turkey?s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to this day. Kurdish regions in?Turkey?were under military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
This volume examines the Kurdish question in Turkey, tracing its developments from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. The study considers: secession; federal schemes; various forms of autonomy; the provision of special rights; and further democratization. more...