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  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkeyby Ramazan Aras

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Zu Hause in Almanyaby Aysegül Acevit

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 16.03

    Was bedeutet Integration? Warum haben viele junge Türken so schlechte Chancen in Schule und Ausbildung? In welchen historischen Ereignissen gründen moderne Vorurteile und Missverständnisse? Wird die Türkei ein Teil der EU werden? Und wie wird deutsch-türkisches Zusammenleben in Zukunft aussehen? Aysegül Acevit wurde in der Türkei geboren und wuchs... more...

  • The Kurdish Question in Turkeyby Cengiz Gunes; Welat Zeydanlioglu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in?Turkey?s south-eastern regions, where the majority of?Turkey?s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to this day. Kurdish regions in?Turkey?were under military... more...

  • The Circassian Diaspora in Turkeyby Zeynel Abidin Besleney

    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...

  • The Reckoning of Pluralismby Kabir Tambar

    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...

  • Turkey Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Turkey will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Turkey, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Nomads in Archaeologyby Roger Cribb

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 43.00

    This book addresses the problem of how to study mobile peoples using archaeological techniques. more...

  • The Palgrave Atlas of Byzantine Historyby John Haldon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    The dominant Mediterranean power in the fifth and sixth centuries, by the time of its demise at the hands of the Ottomans in 1453 the Byzantine empire was a shadow of its former self restricted essentially to the city of Constantinople, modern Istanbul. Surrounded by foes who posed a constant threat to its very existence, it survived because of its... more...

  • Keramik und Kleinfunde aus Diokaisareiaby Norbert Kramer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    This volumepresents the results of the ceramic survey in the Roman town of Diokaisareia in Rugged Cilicia (southern Turkey). At the end of the Hellenistic/beginning of the Roman period a new city was founded around the monumental temple of Zeus Olbios which had been the centre of the Olbian temple state in Hellenistic times. Numerous official buildings... more...

  • Portrait of a Turkish Familyby Irfan Orga; Ates Orga

    Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    Irfan Orga was born into a prosperous family in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire. His mother was a beauty, married at thirteen, who lived in the seclusion of a harem, as befitted a Turkish woman of her class. His grandmother was an eccentric autocrat, determined at all costs to maintain her traditional habits. But the First World War changed everything.... more...