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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
The Balkans have often been a flashpoint of conflict in European history. The recent civil war has torn the country apart and the region faces an uncertain future. This authoritative study provides an account of the history of the whole area from the first major nationalist rising against its Ottoman rulers in 1804 to the aftermath of World War II.... 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 2014; US$ 64.95
Since the collapse of Eastern European communism, the Balkans have been more prominent in world affairs than at any time since before the First World War. Crises in the area have led NATO to fire its first ever shots in anger, whilst international forces have been deployed on a scale and in a manner unprecedented in Europe since World War Two.An understanding... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 80.33
Debatten über Sprache und Sprachpolitik haben die Geschichte von Titos Jugoslawien maßgeblich geprägt. Oftmals wurden sie wie Stellvertreterkriege geführt. In einem Staat, der die nationale Frage durch die Einführung des Sozialismus unter der Losung von ?Brüderlichkeit und Einheit? gelöst haben wollte, entwickelte sich Sprache zu einem zentralen Austragungsort... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Turkey has leapt to international prominence as an economic and political powerhouse under its elected Muslim government, and is looked on by many as a model for other Muslim countries in the wake of the Arab Spring. In this book, Jenny White reveals how Turkish national identity and the meanings of Islam and secularism have undergone radical changes... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Turkish Republic was founded simultaneously on the ideal of universal citizenship and on acts of extraordinary exclusionary violence. Today, nearly a century later, the claims of minority communities and the politics of pluralism continue to ignite explosive debate. The Reckoning of Pluralism centers on the case of Turkey's Alevi community,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
A North Caucasian ethnic group that has been largely obscured in world history as a result of their expulsion from their homeland by Tsarist Russia in the 1860s, Circassians now comprise significant communities not only in the Northwest Caucasus but also in Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Europe and the US. The Circassian Diaspora investigates how a community... more...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Turkey's Southwest Coast will lead you straight to the very best this region has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, the best beaches, tastiest restaurants, or best nightspots, this fully updated guide with pull-out map is the perfect companion. The guide... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions. -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it... more...