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  • Shattered Dreams of Revolutionby Bedross Der Matossian

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Ottoman revolution of 1908 is a study in contradictions?a positive manifestation of modernity intended to reinstate constitutional rule, yet ultimately a negative event that shook the fundamental structures of the empire, opening up ethnic, religious, and political conflicts. Shattered Dreams of Revolution considers this revolutionary event... more...

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbulby B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    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...

  • The Eastern Questionby Karl Marx

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Bulgaria in British Foreign Policy, 1943–1949by Marietta Stankova

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book explores Britain’s involvement in Bulgaria between 1943 and 1949, and by integrating little-known Communist Party documents with British diplomatic records, offers a new understanding of the origins of the Cold War in Bulgaria and the Balkans. more...

  • Urban Governance Under the Ottomansby Ulrike Freitag; Nora Lafi

    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...

  • Handbook of Home Ruleby W. E. Gladstone; James Bryce

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    William Ewart Gladstone was a highly influential British politician of the nineteenth century, serving as Prime Minister four separate times over the course of his career. Gladstone was staunchly in favor of returning control of Ireland to the Irish people. In the comprehensive volume Handbook of Home Rule, Gladstone and a bevy of other contributors... more...

  • War and State Formation in Syriaby M. Talha Çiçek

    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...

  • Contemporary Kemalismby Toni Alaranta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The nature and content of Kemalist ideology in Turkey during the last twenty years is analysed in this book. In order to place the current manifestations of this Turkish official modernising ideology in the two-part context of globalisation and the re-sacralisation of the world, Contemporary Kemalism scrutinises the texts of five prominent Kemalist... more...

  • Factories of Memory: Cinematic Representations of the 12 September Military Coupby Ozan Tekin

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 26.57

    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...

  • Ataturkby Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This concise account of the life and career of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881--1938), the formidable "founder of modern Turkey", offers a substantial revaluation of a key figure in modern history, and also an introduction to the Turkish republic itself. It is a timely study with Turkey again at the centre of international attention, as Islamic fundamentalists... more...