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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 10.99
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...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 20.81
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$ 14.95
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$ 39.99
This book, comprising chapters by leading experts, delves into the complicated nature of Turkey?s Kurdish issue. Contributors 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$ 47.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 42.00
Die wissenschaftliche Beschäftigung mit dem Osmanischen Staat reicht in Europa bis in das 18. Jahrhundert zurück. Die Öffnung der Archive in der Türkei und den anderen Nachfolgestaaten hat seit Jahrzehnten zu einer fast explosiven Ausdehnung der Forschungsliteratur geführt. Klaus Kreiser stellt die 600-jährige Geschichte des Osmanenstaats vor und bespricht... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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 2013; US$ 65.95
This volume examines the Kurdish question in Turkey, tracing its developments from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. The study considers: secession; federal schemes; various forms of autonomy; the provision of special rights; and further democratization. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions. -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it... more...