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- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Turkish Republic was founded simultaneously on the ideal of universal citizenship and on acts of extraordinary exclusionary violence. Today, nearly a century later, the claims of minority communities and the politics of pluralism continue to ignite explosive debate. The Reckoning of Pluralism centers on the case of Turkey's Alevi community,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
This concise history tells the story of Turkey, a country caught between the ideologies of East and West. Feroz Ahmad provides a full survey of Turkey's checkered past, from its beginnings as a disparate group of tribes to its status as the first secular republic in the Islamic world. In addition to providing a detailed account of the key cultural,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in?Turkey?s south-eastern regions, where the majority of?Turkey?s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to this day. Kurdish regions in?Turkey?were under military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
A North Caucasian ethnic group that has been largely obscured in world history as a result of their expulsion from their homeland by Tsarist Russia in the 1860s, Circassians now comprise significant communities not only in the Northwest Caucasus but also in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Europe and the US. The Circassian Diaspora investigates how a community... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political elites. Focusing on Anatolian rock monuments carved... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 175.00
In seeking to understand village evacuation in the Kurdistan region of Turkey in the 1980s and 1990s, this book focuses on the spatial aspects of the armed conflict. It tries to explain how settlement and resettlement policies and practices in Turkey have been part of a larger project of political and cultural engineering, based on a revision of a... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 109.99
Here you will find an in-depth treatise covering the political social, and economic history of the Ottoman Empire, the last member of the lineage of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean empires and the only one that reached the modern times both in terms of internal structure and world history. more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Turkey will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Turkey, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95
Turkey's involvement in the Gulf War in 199 paved the way for the country's acceptance into the European Union. This book traces that process and in the first part looks at Turkey's foreign policy in the 1990s, considering the ability of the c more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Turkey's path toward accession to the EU is complicated by the fact that stereotypes of Turks continue to provide an important "Other" against which a supposed European "Self" is contrasted. Unlike previous studies, this book carefully traces the source of contemporary stereotypes back to their medieval eastern and Latin Christian origins, showing... more...