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- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
This concise history tells the story of Turkey, a country caught between the ideologies of East and West. Feroz Ahmad provides a full survey of Turkey's checkered past, from its beginnings as a disparate group of tribes to its status as the first secular republic in the Islamic world. In addition to providing a detailed account of the key cultural,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Living in one of the world?s most volatile regions, the people of the Balkans have witnessed unrelenting political, economic, and social upheaval. In response, many have looked to building communities, both psychologically and materially, as a means of survival in the wake of crumbling governments and states. The foundational structures of these communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Examines NATO's Balkan interventions over the entire decade starting with the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1992. Focusing on the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, it traces the record of early transatlantic failures and later successes as once bitterly divided allies were able, finally, to unite around some basic principles. By the time of the Kosovo intervention... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95
The authors put issues relevant to Turkey today ? such as consolidating democracy, dealing with economic development issues, improving its human rights record and its foreign policy ? in an historical context, allowing comparisons with other late developers in the world and reflecting the complexity of Turkish political and socio-economic developments.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the war between the state security forces and the PKK (Kurdistan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
The discord between Turkey and Greece has grown deeper and wider over time, over a series of seemingly vital issues, which have at times brought the two countries to the brink of war. Yet in 1999 the two countries opened a dialogue on non-sensitive issues such as trade, the environment and tourism. The causes of the current rapprochement progress... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 49.99
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...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
CultureShock! Turkey is the essential handbook for anyone who wishes to comprehend the dynamic texture of the country. Besides explaining the rich culture that consists of everything from mosques to discos to kebabs to expensive haute couture, this book provides all the practical information essential for settling down, including how to find furniture... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 37.00
Turkey and Israel are two of the most important countries in the Middle East, but also are outsiders to the region for political and cultural reasons. Here Bengio examines the historic, geo-strategic and political-cultural roots of the Turkish-Israeli relationship, from the 1950s until today. Linking the relationship's evolution to the complexities... more...