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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The Kurdish Worker's Party (PKK) is examined here in this text on Kurdish nationalism. Incorporating recent field-based research results and newly translated material on Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK's long-time leader; it explores the nature and the organizational working of the party, from its growth in the late 1970s to its recent shrinkage. A variety... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Sources of Turkey's foreign policy behavior are often found in the ideological battle among four major ideological groups: secularist nationalism, Islamic nationalism, conservative liberalism, and Islamic liberalism. Exploring the Ottoman origins of this ideological battle, the author discusses how rival identity groups competed to shape foreign policy... 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
The Balkan Peninsula, which consists of Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, and the former Yugoslavia, resides in the southeastern part of the European continent. Its strategic location as well as its long and bloody history of conflict have helped to define the Balkans' role in global affairs. This singular reference focuses on the events, individuals,... 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 2011; US$ 14.95
Turkey, at the very intersection between Europe and the Middle East, comprises a plethora of ethnicities and minority groups. There is however very little official data about many of its chief minorities. The Zazas are one such group: a Kurdish people speaking the Zaza dialect, and living as a distinct people in the eastern Anatolian provinces. Mehmet... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
At a time when most observers saw war in Europe as belonging to an ever more distant past, the wars of Yugoslav succession shattered this illusion. The direct and indirect consequences of these wars for people in the region are still not fully understood, but it is clear that the war has had far reaching social and political consequences for each... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
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...
- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 45.00
The papers in this collection are the product of the conference "Hittites, Greeks and Their Neighbors in Ancient Anatolia: An International Conference on Cross-Cultural Interaction," hosted by Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. They cover an impressive range of issues relating to the complex cultural interactions that took place on Anatolian... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 84.00
Balancing in the Balkans treats this region as a laboratory for exploring ideas about globalism, the creation of transnational economic communities from capital flows across political boundaries, tribalism, and the disintegration of nations into ethnic factions based upon ancient hatreds. more...