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- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
As Antony Beevor cast new light on the Battle of Stalingrad, Alexandra Richie here unearths the traumatic story of one of the last major battles of World War II, in which the Poles fought off German troops, street by street, for sixty-three days. more...
- 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...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
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. 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...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95
This vividly detailed revisionist history opens a new vista on the great Ottoman Empire in the early nineteenth century, a key period often seen as the eve of Tanzimat westernizing reforms and the beginning of three distinct histories?ethnic nationalism in the Balkans, imperial modernization from Istanbul, and European colonialism in the Middle East.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 29.00
Catapulted from totalitarianism to free market capitalism in 1991, Albania emerged from half a century of isolation to find itself an anomaly in Europe: a third world country economically, but first world in terms of education, literature and the arts. How has Albania transformed since then? Clarissa de Waal here explains Albania?s ?transition? from... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 35.00
This is the first full account of a country that, following decades of isolation, has undergone unprecedented changes to its political system: the collapse of communism, the progression to multi-party elections and the upheaval that followed the March 1997 uprising. Miranda Vickers traces the history of the Albanian people from the Ottoman period... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Kerem Öktem charts the contemporary history of Turkey, exploring such key issues as the relationship between religion and the state, Kurdish identity, Turkeys relationship with Israel and the ongoing controversy over EU membership. Readable but comprehensive, Turkey since 1989 is the definitive book on the countrys erratic transformation... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 27.50
As a result of the formation of the modern Turkish state, nationalist narratives of the Ottoman Empire?s collapse are commonplace. Remapping the Ottoman Middle East, on the other hand, examines alternative and disparate routes to modernity during the nineteenth century. Pursuing a comparison of different regions of the empire, this book demonstrates... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 29.00
World-shaking revolutions in Russia in 1905 and 1917, and Ottoman Turkey in 1908, the First World War, the Turkish War of Independence, the establishment of Azerbaijan. These are the huge 20th century historical events reflected in Ahmet Agaoglu?s life and writings. His life is a mirror of the tangled politics in a region where his role in establishing... more...