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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
The Ottoman Empire had reached the peak of its power, presenting a very real threat to Western Christendom when in 1683 it suffered its first major defeat, at the Siege of Vienna. Tracing the empire's conflicts of the next two centuries, The Ottoman Wars: An Empire Besieged examines the social transformation of the Ottoman military system in an... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 67.50
Perhaps no aspect of American foreign relations has been in greater need of clarification and understanding than our policy toward the Communist nations of Eastern Europe, both as to what has happened in the past and what is possible for the future. In t more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 22.20
Eine Doktorarbeit ist vergleichbar mit einer Beziehung. Sie hat mich in den zweieinhalb Jahren nie ganz losgelassen, hat mich in Gedanken beständig beschäftigt, mich erfüllt und gelegentlich verärgert. Ich wurde durch sie gefordert und habe mich mit ihr ? so hoffe ich zumindest ? weiterentwickelt. Von meiner Arbeit am Institut für Parteienrecht und... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Turkish society has been going through institutional and ideological change that has affected its social, cultural and political practices. This book examines these contemporary tensions, which have led to a re-appraisal of Turkey as a nation and Turkish nationalism as it tries to situate itself as a regional and global power. Analysing the internal... 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...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 26.99
Inspired by the growing interest in oriental countries and cultures, Hasan Baktir examines the representation of the "Ottoman Orient" in 18th century English literature, taking a new perspective to achieve a comprehensive understanding and investigating different aspects of the interaction between the Ottoman Orient and 18th century Europe.A number... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Using evidence from contemporary printed images, Smith examines the attitudes of Christian Europe to the Ottoman Empire and to Islam. She also considers the relationship between text and image, placing it in the cultural context of the Reformation and beyond. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 125.00
The volume is an ambitious attempt to give a comprehensive picture of trade in captives along the European borders of the Ottoman Empire, especially in Central Europe. It brings together a great deal of so far unpublished archival material and thus integrates a new area into the research. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 133.00
This book is the first detailed reconstruction of the events and political culture of the Ottoman civil war of 1402-1413. After Timur defeated the Ottomans at the Battle of Ankara and dismembered their empire, the sons of Bayezid ?the Thunderbolt? fought bloody battles for his throne, using literature and other means to justify their claims against... more...