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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Turkey has leapt to international prominence as an economic and political powerhouse under its elected Muslim government, and is looked on by many as a model for other Muslim countries in the wake of the Arab Spring. In this book, Jenny White reveals how Turkish national identity and the meanings of Islam and secularism have undergone radical changes... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Turkish Republic was founded simultaneously on the ideal of universal citizenship and on acts of extraordinary exclusionary violence. Today, nearly a century later, the claims of minority communities and the politics of pluralism continue to ignite explosive debate. The Reckoning of Pluralism centers on the case of Turkey's Alevi community,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Yugoslavia: A History of its Demise is a new history of the disintegration and collapse of the former Yugoslavia. Commencing with the death of Tito, Meier presents an insider's guide to all the regions of Yugoslavia, including Macedonia, and in particular, emphasizes the crucial part played by Slovenia before the outbreak of war in 1991. Drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
A North Caucasian ethnic group that has been largely obscured in world history as a result of their expulsion from their homeland by Tsarist Russia in the 1860s, Circassians now comprise significant communities not only in the Northwest Caucasus but also in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Europe and the US. The Circassian Diaspora investigates how a community... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Das Vortäuschen falscher Tatsachen gehörte und gehört zum Wesen eines Krieges. Der Bosnienkrieg von 1992 bis 1995, dem tausende von Menschen zum Opfer fielen, stellt dabei keine Ausnahme dar. Tanja Vukovi? analysiert die Kriegsparteien und deren Sichtweisen zum Kriegsgeschehen. Sie zeichnet eine Chronologie der Ereignisse, nimmt herausragende Protagonisten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal Pasha?s policies towards different political groups... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92
12 September 1980, the third successful military coup in the history of Turkey has had a debilitating impact on the social, political and cultural life of the country. This study examines the representations of the 12 September coup through the lens of film as memory. Based on the content analysis of the two films, Beynelmilel (2006) and Bu Son Olsun... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
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 new territories. more...