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Debating Security in Turkey Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First

Debating Security in Turkey: Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First Century

Interest in Turkey and its foreign and security policies has grown significantly in the political and scholarly circles in the world, especially...

The Seljuqs Politics Society and Culture

The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

After the passing of such researchers in Seljuq history as Osman Turan, İbrahim Kafesoğlu, Mehmet Altay Köymen, Faruk Sümer, Sergei G. Agajanov,...

Rusya ve Polonya da Din Kimlik Siyaset

Rusya ve Polonya’da Din, Kimlik, Siyaset

Starting from 1980s different religions “went public” all around the world and reclaimed their agency in the public sphere. However, while in this...

Balkan Genocides Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century

Balkan Genocides: Holocaust and Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century

Paul Mojzes is a well-informed and eminent historian of religion with a profound interest in the study of ethno-religion as the rationale for...

Modern Islamist Movements History Religion and Politics

Modern Islamist Movements, History, Religion and Politics

This book is an easy to read textbook that is structured to present readers with an historical overview of some of the prominent Islamic movements...

Obama and the Middle East The End of America s

Obama and the Middle East: The End of America’s Moment?

Within Fawaz Gerges’ text, The End of America’s Moment?-Obama and the Middle East, the author endeavors to examine President Obama’s implementation...

Late Ottoman Society The Intellectual Legacy

Late Ottoman Society, The Intellectual Legacy

Studies on late Ottoman society continue to be inviting for historians in many aspects. This period is not only important for historical research...

Against Massacre Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire 1815-1914

Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire 1815-1914

The concept of humanitarian intervention and international practice in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is the subject of Against...

Turkey and the European Union Processes of Europeanization

Turkey and the European Union: Processes of Europeanization

Almost eight years on from the start of accession negotiations, the view of Turkey-European Union (EU) relations is somber. The Union is too busy...

Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany Russia and Turkey

Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey

This is a path-breaking book that contributes to the literature on ethnicity and nationalism from various aspects. Conceptually, it develops a...

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...

A Mirror for Our Times The Rushdie Affair and the

A Mirror for Our Times: “The Rushdie Affair” and the Future of Multiculturalism

“The Rushdie Affair” that began in 1989 with the publication of Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses, the “Book Burning in Bradford” that came...

After Yugoslavia Identities and Politics Within the Successor States

After Yugoslavia: Identities and Politics Within the Successor States

Yugoslavia was established after World War I as the Serbian-Croatian-Slovenian Kingdom. Although the name of the newly-founded state bore the names...

Nationalism Ethnicity Citizenship Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Nationalism, Ethnicity, Citizenship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

This book originated from the second annual conference held by the Centre for Research, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism at the University of Surrey....

Terror and Tolerance A Review of Leaving Without Losing The

Terror and Tolerance: A Review of Leaving Without Losing: The War on Terror After Iraq and Afghanistan

Americans are in the middle of an election season, and even though American democracy is imperfect, there is little doubt about the importance...

Knowledge in Later Islamic Philosophy Mulla Sadra on Existence Intellect

Knowledge in Later Islamic Philosophy: Mulla Sadra on Existence, Intellect, and Intuition

Kalin’s book is a result of a growing interest in the later developments in Islamic philosophy and it is a culmination of scholarship in this area....

Incirlik Üssü ABD nin Üs Politikası ve Türkiye Incirlik Military

Incirlik Üssü: ABD’nin Üs Politikası ve Türkiye (Incirlik Military Base: Military Base Politics of the US and Turkey)

American military bases, long identified with US interests, have always been a controversial subject among scholars. A significant increase in the...

Türkiye de Militarist Devlet Söylemi Militarist State Discourse in Turkey

Türkiye’de Militarist Devlet Söylemi (Militarist State Discourse in Turkey)

Ali Balcı’s Militarist State Discourse in Turkey is an adaption of the second chapter of his PhD thesis that surveyed the period between 1960 and...

Spatial Conceptions of the Nation Modernizing Geographies in Greece and

Spatial Conceptions of the Nation: Modernizing Geographies in Greece and Turkey

This volume edited by P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, Thalia Dragonas, and Çağlar Keyder is the third of a very interesting series, product of a...

Iran-Turkey Relations 1979-2011 Conceptualizing the Dynamics of Politics Religion and

Iran-Turkey Relations, 1979-2011: Conceptualizing the Dynamics of Politics, Religion and Security in Middle-Power States

This book is the first comprehensive exploration of Iranian-Turkish relations since 1979. It attempts to clarify contemporary political...

Britain and the Muslim World Historical Perspectives

Britain and the Muslim World: Historical Perspectives

This book shows how much opportunity the field of Anglo-Islamic studies still offers future scholars. Based on papers that were presented at a...

Daring and Caution in Turkish Strategic Culture Republic at Sea

Daring and Caution in Turkish Strategic Culture: Republic at Sea

The book Daring and Caution in Turkish Strategic Culture: Republic at Sea is a valuable source of information on Turkish foreign and security...

Turkey in the 21st Century Quest for a New Foreign

Turkey in the 21st Century: Quest for a New Foreign Policy

Turkey in the 21st Century: Quest for a New Foreign Policy is a welcome addition to the fast-growing literature in English on Turkish foreign...

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