Insight Turkey
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Secularism Modern State and Homo Religiosus Societies

Secularism, Modern State, and Homo Religiosus Societies

Religion has always been an overriding theme among social scientists, politicians, diplomats and laymen. While the importance attached to it has...

İstanbul of the Mind

İstanbul of the Mind

While traveling through, İstanbul can often prove overwhelming for tourists and locals alike, people often find different strategies to make sense...

Women s Voices Across the World for Justice

Women’s Voices Across the World for Justice

The three books reviewed here focus on one of the most prevalent forms of discrimination: Gender Injustice. Everywhere in the world women tend to...

Testing Times in Turco-American Relations

Testing Times in Turco-American Relations

Turkey’s relations with the United States have seldom been at such a low point. In late February 2014, 84 former lawmakers, ambassadors and...

That Used to Be Us How America Fell Behind in

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

The subject of American decline and the new global order has been on the agenda of political scientists and international observers for more than...

Scramble for the Past A Study of Archaeology in the

Scramble for the Past: A Study of Archaeology in the Ottoman

Although very different in terms of subject matter, all three books reviewed here offer fascinating insights into the ways writers over time have...

Turkey A Short History

Turkey: A Short History

Turkey’s role in the contemporary world continues to be a subject of intense debate, especially at a time when its economic performance surpasses...

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