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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
In the space of six years early in the seventeenth century, the Ottoman Empire underwent such turmoil and trauma--the assassination of the young ruler Osman II, the re-enthronement and subsequent abdication of his mad uncle Mustafa I, for a start--that a scholar pronounced the period's three-day-long dramatic climax "an Ottoman Tragedy. more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 175.00
A discussion of historiography concerning the Ottoman Empire. It analyzes how the historiographies established in various national states have viewed the Empire and its legacy, and explores the links of 20th-century historiography with the rich historical tradition of the Ottoman Empire itself. 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 41.00
The tragedies of Bosnia and Kosovo are often explained away as the unchangeable legacy of 'centuries-old hatreds'. In this richly detailed, expertly balanced chronicle of the Balkans across fifteen centuries, Hupchick sets a complicated record straight. Organized around the three great civilizations of the region - Western European, Orthodox Christian... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
This comprehensive study focuses on the future of Turkish foreign and security policies within the emerging strategies of the two Wests. It examines Turkish foreign policy in the context of trans-Atlantic relations as a global actor, and with respect to conflict, new power relations, energy security, Greece, Cyprus and the environment. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
Imagining the Balkans examines how an innocent geographic appellation was transformed into a powerful and widespread pejorative designation. In a new afterword, Maria Todorova discusses the reaction to her dubbing of the term Balkanism and recent events in the Balkans. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 119.99
The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Turkey explores the history of this fascinating country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 63.00
The Ottoman Empire was one of the most powerful empires in history, known for its military prowess, multi-cultural make-up, and advances in art and architecture. Positioned at the crossroads of East and West, at its height it encompassed most of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. In existence from the late 13th century until 1922,... more...
- Seal Press 2009; US$ 17.00
As the Western world struggles to comprehend the paradoxes of modern Turkey, Tales from the Expat Harem reveals its most personal nuances. This illuminating anthology provides a window into the country from the perspective of thirty-two expatriates from seven different nations—artists, entrepreneurs, Peace Corps volunteers, archaeologists, missionaries,... more...