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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 16.83
Als muslimischer Krieger zog er mit dem Heer des Sultans gegen Wien, als christlicher Maultierknecht arbeitete er für den bayerischen Kurfürsten ? die Lebensreise des Anton Achmet, von der dieses Buch berichtet, dürfte selbst für die an Abenteuern überreiche Zeit des Barock ohne Beispiel gewesen sein. Der Janitschar vom Schwarzen Meer gelangte über... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.39
Seit mehr als 40 Jahren bemüht sich die Türkei um eine Mitgliedschaft in der Europäischen Union. Da die Türkei auf gesetzlicher Ebene die Kopenhagener Kriterien umgesetzt hat, erhielt sie 2004 den Status eines Beitrittskandidaten und seit Oktober 2005 finden Beitrittsverhandlungen statt. Obwohl alle Mitgliedsstaaten der Europäischen Union den Beitrittsverhandlungen... 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$ 100.00
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...