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- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 29.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
First published in 1985, this study, focusing on Turkey, looks at the underlying reasons why certain political, economic and social events have taken place in the country?s history. It provides vital analysis of the political and economic issues of the country, and those that have affected it, as well as providing statistical material on all the key... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 77.99
This study uses the concepts of national and state identity to examine Turkey?s domestic and international politics and explain how the country?s position in the international system has changed over the last ten years. State identity is understood as the end result of a transformed national identity, linking both domestic and international levels.... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 11.99
It was the First World War?s largest seaborne invasion and the Irish were at the forefront. Recruited in Ireland, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers were ordered to spearhead the invasion of Gallipoli in Turkey. Deadlocked in trench warfare on the Western Front, the British High Command hoped the assault would knock Germany?s ally out of the war. Using letters... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 25.00
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 cafés, companies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book uncovers Young Turk political and social ideas at the end of the nineteenth century, during the intellectual phase of the movement. Analysing the life in exile of two of the most charismatic leaders of the Young Turk movement, Ahmed R?za and Mehmet Sabahattin, the book unravels their plans for the future of the Ottoman Empire, covering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The deep state ranks among the most critical issues in Turkish politics. This book traces its origins and offers an explanation of the emergence and trajectory of the deep state; the meaning and function of informal and authoritarian institutions in the formal security sector of a democratic regime; the involvement of the state in organized crime;... more...
- Eland Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99
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...
- 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...