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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Examining the urban culture and landscapes of Istanbul through Sehrengiz, a genre of Ottoman poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns, this book questions the space culture of the Ottoman world in relation to practices of orthodox and heterodox Islam and imperial politics. The author traces how a sixteenth-century marginal protest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
Since the collapse of Eastern European communism, the Balkans have been more prominent in world affairs than at any time since before the First World War. Crises in the area have led NATO to fire its first ever shots in anger, whilst international forces have been deployed on a scale and in a manner unprecedented in Europe since World War Two.An understanding... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
He?s the ruthlessly ingenious drug lord ‘Stringer? Bell in The Wire, the obsessive Detective Chief Inspector in Luther, and the star of the long-awaited biopic of Nelson Mandela. Idris Elba inhabits each role as if he were born to play it, and approaches each performance as if it were his last. But what of the man himself? In this, the first biography... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Urban Governance Under the Ottomans focuses on one of the most pressing topics in this field, namely the question why cities formerly known for their multiethnic and multi- religious composition became increasingly marked by conflict in the 19th century. This collection of essays represents the result of an intense process of discussion among... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
From Byzantium to the Mongols to the Sultans of Rum, this acclaimed book offers an important insight into the evocative history of Turkey before the coming of Ottoman power. Turkey forms a historical bridge between Europe and Asia and as such has played a pivotal role throughout history. The rise of Constantinople and the later Ottoman Empire are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
Justin McCarthy's introductory survey traces the whole history of the Ottoman Turks from their obscure beginnings in central Asia, through the establishment and rise of the Ottoman Empire to its collapse after World War One under the pressures of nationalism. Vividly illustrated with many maps, this introductory overview is designed for non-specialists... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
Many of us have dreamed about upping sticks, leaving the humdrum of urban living for a new life of blue skies, warm sunshine and sparkling seas. For Anthony and Ivana Stancomb, moving from Fulham to Vis, the remotest island off the coast of Croatia, was easy, but fitting in with the locals was one of the hardest things they had ever had to do. Under... more...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best this area has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new... more...