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  • 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...

  • Zu Hause in Almanyaby Aysegül Acevit

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 13.65

    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...

  • Hans-Jürgen, das Lamm ist da!by Hans-Jürgen Louven

    Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 10.49

    »Wohin wollt ihr? In die Türkei? Das ist ein Witz, oder?« Aber nein, es war alles andere als ein Witz: Eine deutsch-österreichische Familie geht ausgerechnet in das Land, das bei uns wohl die meisten Vorurteile auf sich vereint. Türkische Männer und Frauen kennt schließlich jeder von uns, aus der Nachbarschaft, von der Arbeitsstelle, als Döner-Verkäufer... 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...

  • Place, Memory, and Healingby Ömür Harmansah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political elites. Focusing on Anatolian rock monuments carved... more...

  • The Settlement Issue in Turkey and the Kurdsby Joost Jongerden

    BRILL 2007; US$ 175.00

    In seeking to understand village evacuation in the Kurdistan region of Turkey in the 1980s and 1990s, this book focuses on the spatial aspects of the armed conflict. It tries to explain how settlement and resettlement policies and practices in Turkey have been part of a larger project of political and cultural engineering, based on a revision of a... 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 2004; US$ 44.00

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

  • Fragments of Cultureby Deniz Kandiyoti

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Writing from within the cultural landscape of modern Turkey, 'Fragments of Culture' presents exciting new writing on the everyday, providing a corrective to the often skewed perceptions of Turkish culture engendered by conventional western critiques. From adjustments to religious identity as the Islamic veil becomes marketed as a fashion item to the... more...

  • Understanding Turkey's Kurdish Questionby Fevzi Bilgin; Ali Sarihan; Djene Rhys Bajalan; Oral Çalislar; Fuat Keyman; Umut Özkirimli; Cengiz Çandar; Michael M. Gunter; Kilic Bugra Kanat; Hugh Pope; Gökhan Bacik; Bezen B. Coskun; Mustafa Gurbuz; Dogan Koç; H. Akin Ünver; Joshua W. Walker

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    This book, comprising chapters by leading experts, delves into the complicated nature of Turkey?s Kurdish issue. Contributors discusses the evolution of Kurdish nationalism, the contemporary Kurdish movement and its violent legacy, civil society efforts in Turkey?s Kurdish region, and the international dimensions of the Kurdish question. more...