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  • Die Nekropolen von Diokaisareiaby Johannes Christian Linnemann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 266.00

    Five necropoleis have been identified in the area around Diokaisareia in Rough Cilicia (Turkey). Most of them lie along the roads leading into the polis. Some 750 burials and graves that have been recorded are arranged here by type: sarcophagi, rock graves and funerary monuments. The professions named in the inscriptions go some way to... more...

  • Waltons, Theby Mike Chopra-Gant

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    The Waltons' drama series about John and Olivia Walton, their ageing parents Zeb and Esther and their seven children in 1930s and ?40s America was a successful show for CBS TV throughout the 1970s. In 2008 - perhaps significantly - the first six series of the show have for the first time been released on dvd. This is classic television with contemporary... more...

  • Remaking Turkeyby Fuat E. Keyman

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 37.99

    In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in Turkey's ability to create a secular, constitutional democracy within a predominantly Muslim population.Remaking Turkey provides a comprehensive and detailed account of how Turkey has achieved the possiblity of modernity and democracy in a Muslim social setting, as well as the important problems... more...

  • Independence and Foreign Policyby Malcolm McKinnon

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Independence and Foreign Policy is the first interpretive study of New Zealand foreign policy to cover the period 1935"91. Based on years of detailed research, it draws extensively on relevant sources both inside and outside government. It is also an original and imaginative work which consistently takes a broad view, exploring the idea of independence... more...

  • Ottoman Wars, 1700-1870by Virginia Aksan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    The Ottoman Empire had reached the peak of its power, presenting a very real threat to Western Christendom when in 1683 it suffered its first major defeat, at the Siege of Vienna.á Tracing the empire's conflicts of the next two centuries, The Ottoman Wars: An Empire Besieged examines the social transformation of the Ottoman military system in an... more...

  • War and State Formation in Syriaby M. Talha ăišek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Urban Governance Under the Ottomansby Ulrike Freitag; Nora Lafi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Balkan Villageby Irwin T. Sanders

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the Balkans today Communism, with its dynamic drive for power and sense of mission, is charging against the Balkan peasant mass, a patient, religious, tradition-bound people tilling their beloved soil. Dragalevtsy, the Balkan village described by Mr. Sanders, brings this struggle into focus. The book details the way of life of a tranquil rural... more...

  • Stamboul Sketchesby John Freely

    Eland Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57

    Throughout the 1960s, John Freely explored the alleys, hidden corners and monuments of Istanbul, in between teaching, to create a legendary guidebook with Hilary Sumner-Boyd. But all the passages that were too personal, too capricious, too idiosyncratic, too indulgent of eccentric personalities, too wrapped up in the love of mid-afternoon banter, too... more...

  • Modern Albaniaby Fred C. Abrahams

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 42.50

    In the early 1990s, Albania, arguably Europe?s most closed and repressive state, began a startling transition out of forty years of self-imposed Communist isolation. Albanians who were not allowed to practice religion, travel abroad, wear jeans, or read ?decadent? Western literature began to devour the outside world. They opened cafÚs, companies,... more...