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Turkey Kemalism and the Soviet Union Problems of Modernization Ideology

Turkey, Kemalism and the Soviet Union: Problems of Modernization, Ideology and Interpretation

The work mainly focuses on the early period of the 1920s and the 1930s, which is essential for understanding Kemalism’s formation. The 1970s, which...

Rich Russians From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie

Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie

The book appeals to anyone interested to learn about the rapid evolution of this new social class in Russia. The readers that value this unique...

The Wall The Making and Unmaking of the Turkish-Syrian Border

The Wall: The Making and Unmaking of the Turkish-Syrian Border

Ramazan Aras, in The Wall, provides an ethnographic and anthropological account of the border-making practices of the Turkish state along the...

Sovereignty RIP

Sovereignty RIP

In Sovereignty RIP, Don Herzog exquisitely traces the journey of ‘sovereignty,’ taking the readers centuries back. Apart from its academic merit,...

Arab Political Thought Past and Present

Arab Political Thought: Past and Present

Arab Political Thought: Past and Present is an attempt to distinguish between Arab and Islamic political thoughts to advocate the idea that Arab...

Eternal Dawn Turkey in the Age of Atatürk

Eternal Dawn: Turkey in the Age of Atatürk

In Eternal Dawn: Turkey in the Age of Atatürk¸ Ryan Gingeras deals with the origins of modern Turkey and its founder, Atatürk. Studies of this...

Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey Political Judicial and Economic Perspectives

Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey: Political, Judicial and Economic Perspectives

The major successes of the book are, first, that it analyzes the multidimensional nature of the conflict in an overview, covering all aspects of...

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe In Them

Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe In Them

This volume will be of interest to a broad range of readers who are interested in the phenomenon of conspiracy theories as well as how experts are...

Leading Protests in the Digital Age Youth Activism in Egypt

Leading Protests in the Digital Age:Youth Activism in Egypt and Syria

This study seeks answers to how protests are managed in the digital age by comparing youth activism in Egypt and Syria.

Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance Takaful and Retakaful

Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

From the beginning of the 20th century, studies on Islamic finance—as an alternative to interestbased capitalist finance—have been conducted,...

The End of Europe Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark

The End of Europe:Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age

The End of Europe provides the reader with a comprehensive summary of several crises Europe faces today from democratic backsliding to widespread...

The EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees Assessing its Impact on Fundamental

The EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees:Assessing its Impact on Fundamental Rights

Hülya Kaya’s valuable research covers both the theoretical and practical dimensions of EU-Turkey relations in the post-2011 Arab Uprisings era,...

Polarized and Demobilized Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine

Polarized and Demobilized:Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine

The book reveals some basic and unique reasons for the Israel-Palestinian Conflict stemming from the Palestinian side, namely polarization and...

The Political History of Muslim Bengal An Unfinished Battle of

The Political History of Muslim Bengal :An Unfinished Battle of Faith

The Political History of Muslim Bengal is more than a mere book on political history; it vividly captures the tensions and intricacies of emerging...

The Sources of Russia s Great Power Politics Ukraine and

The Sources of Russia’s Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order

Overall, the book contains significant information and analysis regarding the Russia’s seizure of Crimea and hybrid war in Eastern Ukraine. It is a...

Security Sector Reform for Libya A Crucial Step towards State

Security Sector Reform for Libya: A Crucial Step towards State Building

Aslan’s book meets a need in the study inventory for Libya with research that observes the reality of the field thanks to the well-organized book...

The State in North Africa After the Arab Uprisings

The State in North Africa: After the Arab Uprisings

Overall, the book is a well-researched and very useful contribution to the debates about Arab politics after the uprisings. It could be of benefit...

The Ottoman Legacy and Neo-Ottomanism A Review Article

The Ottoman Legacy and Neo-Ottomanism: A Review Article

The three books selected for review here shed new light on the current popularity of Neo-Ottomanism and the bloody endgame of the Empire in 1918. 

Sinai Egypt s Linchpin Gaza s Lifeline Israel s Nightmare

Sinai: Egypt’s Linchpin, Gaza’s Lifeline, Israel’s Nightmare

The Sinai Peninsula has for years witnessed intense political and military clashes, and rebellions and even politically minor developments have...

Shooting a Revolution Visual Media and Warfare in Syria

Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria

A researcher who wrote her thesis about television series (musalsalat in Arabic) aired in Syria, and unluckily faced the grim reality of the Syrian...

The Politics of Healthcare Reform in Turkey

The Politics of Healthcare Reform in Turkey

Healthcare reform has been a significant issue across the world for some time. In my humble opinion, diffirent countries have a lot to learn from...

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen

Global Responses to Conflict and Crisis in Syria and Yemen focuses on the humanitarian crises and international intervention in the conflicts in...

The Global Transformation History Modernity and the Making of International

The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations

In The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations, Barry Buzan and George Lawson argue that the basic...

Modernist Reformers in Islam Hinduism and Confucianism 1865-1935 Peripheral Geoculture

Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935: Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System

The history of religious reform movements across the world represent the specific socio-political requirements of different time and space....

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