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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...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
This book explores Britains 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00
Contrary to the stereotypical images of torture, narcotics and brutal sexual abuse traditionally associated with Ottoman or 'Turkish' prisons, Kent Schull argues that, during the Second Constitutional Period (1908-1918), they played a crucial role in attempts to transform the empire. 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$ 27.58
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...
- 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...