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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00
This book is inspired by recent scholarship that reexamines the dramatic changes affecting heterogeneous societies in late nineteenth century empires. It expands the analysis of transformation beyond conventional methods of studying "failed" empires - the emergence of ethnonationalism, sharpened class and gendered sectarian differences - and restates... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
The Ottoman Empire was an Islamic imperial monarchy that existed for over 600 years. At the height of its power in the 16th and 17th centuries, it encompassed three continents and served as the core of global interactions between the east and the west. And while the Empire was defeated after World War I and dissolved in 1920, the far-reaching effects... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00
The wars and processes of change in Southeast Europe in recent years have demonstrated the significant role that outdated myths, legends and traditions still play in the region. This volume from the Southeast Europe Commission of the Göttingen Academy of Science collects case studies on the culture of memory from its beginnings through... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Emerging from a decade of violent ethnic and inter-state conflict during the 1990s, the countries of the Western Balkans entered a phase of rebuilding and reconciliation. Due to the key role played by the EU in the region?s rebuilding efforts, Integrating the Balkans explores this institution?s considerable efforts to influence and shape the nature... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.62
Thema dieses Bandes sind die interkulturellen Kontakte und die wechselseitige Wahrnehmung zwischen der Türkei und Europa im 18. Jahrhundert. Die »Türkengefahr«, eines der wichtigsten Antagonismusnarrative der frühen Neuzeit, verblasste nach der osmanischen Niederlage bei der zweiten Belagerung Wiens 1683, und das Bild des Türken wandelte sich vom bedrohlichen,... more...
- Blue Dome Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Yes, I Would... comprises a series of imaginary letters written to Lady Mary Montagu, whose famous Embassy Letters were written in 1716-1718 during her stay in Turkey as the wife of the English ambassador. The author uses themes dear to Lady Mary, such as culture, art, religion, women and daily life, to reflect on those same topics as encountered during... 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...
- 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...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 17.99
From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe. With their martial music, their muskets and their drilled march, it seemed that no one could withstand them. Their loyalty to their corps was infinite as the Ottomans conquered the Balkans as far as the Danube, and Syria, Egypt and Iraq. They set up semi-independent... more...