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- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 40.00
In The Modern Balkans , historian Richard C. Hall gives a complete account of the historical events that have shaped the Balkan region of Southeastern Europe. Originally separated from the rest of Europe by culture, politics, and economics, the Balkans have slowly been integrating into Western Europe since the nineteenth century. But this process... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 12.99
Turkey occupies a strategic position in today's world: the only predominantly Muslim nation to be a member of NATO and an ally of Israel, it straddles both Europe and Asia. Turkey is the link between Islam and Western democracy, between Europe and the Middle East. In this concise introduction, Andrew Finkel, who has spent twenty years in Turkey... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
This volumepresents the results of the ceramic survey in the Roman town of Diokaisareia in Rugged Cilicia (southern Turkey). At the end of the Hellenistic/beginning of the Roman period a new city was founded around the monumental temple of Zeus Olbios which had been the centre of the Olbian temple state in Hellenistic times. Numerous official buildings... more...
- Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Irfan Orga was born into a prosperous family in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire. His mother was a beauty, married at thirteen, who lived in the seclusion of a harem, as befitted a Turkish woman of her class. His grandmother was an eccentric autocrat, determined at all costs to maintain her traditional habits. But the First World War changed everything.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 19.95
From the bestselling author of McMafia and DarkMarket comes this unique and lively history of Balkan geopolitics since the early nineteenth century which gives readers the essential historical background to more than one hundred years of events in this war-torn area. No other book covers the entire region, or offers such profound insights into the... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Die Türkei gilt vielen europäischen Beobachtern alsBrücke in die islamische Welt. Abseits einer solchen terminologischenZuschreibung ist wenig darüber bekannt, welche faktischen Gemeinsamkeiten und Divergenzen die nahostpolitischen Herangehensweisen der Türkei und der EU aufweisen. Welche geografische Reichweite impliziert... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 25.45
Im Schatten des Zweiten Weltkriegs versuchte die kroatische Ustasa-Bewegung, gewaltsam einen ethnisch homogenen Nationalstaat zu schaffen. Die Zerschlagung Jugoslawiens durch die Wehrmacht versetzte die Ustasa in die Lage, ein Terrorregime zu etablieren, das sich vornehmlich gegen Serben, Juden und Roma richtete. Damit entfesselte die Ustasa einen... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 30.50
Writing from within the cultural landscape of modern Turkey, 'Fragments of Culture' presents exciting new writing on the everyday, providing a corrective to the often skewed perceptions of Turkish culture engendered by conventional western critiques. From adjustments to religious identity as the Islamic veil becomes marketed as a fashion item to the... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
This volume, comprising chapters by leading academics and exports, delves into the complicated nature of Turkey?s Kurdish issue. The volume discusses the evolution of Kurdish nationalism, the contemporary Kurdish movement and its violent legacy, civil society efforts in Turkey?s Kurdish region, and the international dimensions of the Kurdish question.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99
The Kurds, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Middle East, are reasserting their identity-politically and through violence. Turkey's essentially democratic structure and civil society-ideal tools for coping with and incorporating minority challenge-have so far been suspended on this issue, which the government is treating almost exclusively as... more...