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- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
"If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions." -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it could... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; Not Available
Eine Doktorarbeit ist vergleichbar mit einer Beziehung. Sie hat mich in den zweieinhalb Jahren nie ganz losgelassen, hat mich in Gedanken beständig beschäftigt, mich erfüllt und gelegentlich verärgert. Ich wurde durch sie gefordert und habe mich mit ihr ? so hoffe ich zumindest ? weiterentwickelt. Von meiner Arbeit am Institut für Parteienrecht und... more...
- 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$ 14.57
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...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
According to Tom Gallagher, Romania's predatory rulers, the heirs of the sinister communist dictator Ceausescu, have inflicted a humiliating defeat on the European Union. He argues convincingly that Brussels was tricked into offering full membership to this Balkan country in return for substantial reforms which its rulers now refuse to carry out.... 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...