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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a cultural or a political trend, this book analyzes the various... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
In 1997 Turkey and Syria were on the brink of war, engaged in a very real power struggle. Turkey was aligned with Syria's main enemy, Israel, and there were seemingly intractable differences on the issues of borders, the sharing of river waters and trans-border communities. In less than a decade, relations were transformed from enmity to amity.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of the Ottoman Empire is 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...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Ottoman historical writing of the 15th and 16th centuries played a significant role in fashioning Ottoman identity and institutionalizing the dynastic state structure during this period of rapid imperial expansion. This volume shows how the writing of history achieved these effects by examining the implicit messages conveyed by the texts and illustrations... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 18.00
Weary of what he called the "tyranny" of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had captivated him since he was a boy - in 1975. He thought that there, anything he found would have no relevance to the European art that he had so compulsively "stitched into the dense fabric of my art-historical memory" and that he could therefore... more...
Notes From a Small Military - I Commanded and Fought with 2 Para at the Battle of Goose Green. I was Head of Counter Terrorism for the M.O.D. This is my True StoryJohn Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
I COMMANDED AND FOUGHT WITH 2 PARA AT THE BATTLE OF GOOSE GREEN. I WAS HEAD OF COUNTER TERRORISM FOR THE M.O.D. THIS IS MY TRUE STORY Stumbling from a university anarchist meeting into a career in the army, Chip Chapman is aware of how consciously incompetent he is. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst confirms his worst fears. He is eventually... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 18.94
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is hailed as one of the most charismatic political leaders of the twentieth century, but little is known today about his one and only wife, Latife Hanim. A multilingual intellectual educated at the Sorbonne, Latife?s marriage to Atatürk in 1923 set her apart from her contemporaries, raising her to the pinnacle of political power.... more...
War in the Balkans: An Encyclopedic History from the Fall of the Ottoman Empire to the Breakup of YugoslaviaABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
This authoritative reference follows the history of conflicts in the Balkan Peninsula from the 19th century through the present day. more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 34.10
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...