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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
The Balkans have often been a flashpoint of conflict in European history. The recent civil war has torn the country apart and the region faces an uncertain future. This authoritative study provides an account of the history of the whole area from the first major nationalist rising against its Ottoman rulers in 1804 to the aftermath of World War II.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95
The massive intentional destruction of cultural heritage during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War targeting a historically diverse identity provoked global condemnation and became a seminal marker in the discourse on cultural heritage. It prompted an urgent reassessment of how cultural property could be protected in times of conflict and led to a more definitive... more...
- Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52
Binnen zweier Jahrhunderte entwickelte sich eines der zahlreichen anatolischen Kleinfürstentümer zu einer Großmacht, die den Fluss der europäischen, ja der Weltgeschichte zeitweilig mitbestimmte. Aufstieg und Niedergang des Osmanischen Reiches bis zur Entstehung der türkischen Republik als abschließende Zäsur bilden den Inhalt dieses Bandes. Neben... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 26.99
Inspired by the growing interest in oriental countries and cultures, Hasan Baktir examines the representation of the "Ottoman Orient" in 18th century English literature, taking a new perspective to achieve a comprehensive understanding and investigating different aspects of the interaction between the Ottoman Orient and 18th century Europe.A number... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 124.99
In 1720 an Ottoman ambassador arrived in France to observe Western civilization, and report on how it could be applied in the Ottoman Empire. Based on his accounts, this book studies the impact of the West on the Empire, and of this Ottoman embassy on the two societies. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 29.95
Can Europe tame the Balkans? This is the question that veteran journalist Elizabeth Pond poses in her timely and absorbing book. With rich detail and penetrating analysis, Pond first sets the scene of the 1990s' wars of Yugoslav succession and the region's yearning to join the European Union zone of peace and prosperity. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Turkey is so diverse it could almost be described as a continent rather than a country. In the west, mountains and pine forests frame a staggeringly beautiful coastline. The central steppe has the peculiar rock churches and underground cities of Cappadocia and the cosmopolitan capital of Ankara. In the east, there are biblical rivers, a fabled mountain... more...