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A Modern History of the Kurds

by McDowall, David

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1997
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London: I.B.Tauris, 1997 "This first comprehensive history of the Kurds from the nineteenth century to the present day. Interplay of old and new aspects of the struggle, the importance of local rivalries within Kurdish society, the enduring authority of certain forms of leadership, and failure of modern states to respond to the challenge of Kurdish nationalism" 480p. maps.index. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Istanbul : The Imperial City

by Freely, John

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1997
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9780670859726
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London: Viking, 1997 This is a biography of the city originally known as Byzantium, later renamed Constantinople and now called Istanbul. With a population of 10 million, it's the largest city in Turkey, adorned with splendid monuments of both Ottoman and Byzantium empires. This book gives an account of the city's history from the time of its founding up to… Read more
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Greece, the Hidden Centuries: Turkish Rule from the Fall of Constantinople to Greek Independence

by Brewer, David

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2009
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1st UK Edition
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9781848850477
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London: I.B. Tauris, 2009 For almost four hundred years, between the fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the Greek War of Independence, the history of Greece is shrouded in mystery: distorted by Greek writers and largely neglected by others. What was life really like for the Greeks under Ottoman rule? Was it a period of exploitation and enslavement for the… Read more
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Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

by Matar, Nabil I.

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2000
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9780231110150
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New York: Columbia University Press, 2000 "During the early modern period, hundreds of Turks and Moors traded in English and Welsh ports, dazzled English society with exotic cuisine and Arabian horses, and worked small jobs in London, while the "Barbary Corsairs" raided coastal towns and, if captured, lingered in Plymouth jails or stood trial in Southampton courtrooms. In turn, Britons… Read more
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Isik Dogu'dan Yukselir :unlu Turk Ve Mususlmanu Billim Adamilari

by Vural, Cuma [Ed]

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2013
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Ankara: Panama Yayinclik, 2013 Survey in dictionary format of Turkish and Muslim discoverers, explorers, inventors and scientists. 376p. illus bibliography.. 1st Turkish Edition.. Softcover. New.
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Home Is Beyond the Mountains

by Lottridge, Celia Barker

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2010
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Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010 A novel, based on a true story of Assyrian refugees forced out of their homes by the Turkish Army in 1918. "Nine-year-old Samira and her brother are forced to flee when the Turkish army invades northwestern Persia in 1918, barely surviving the journey and ending up at a refugee camp run by the British Army; After… Read more
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Typical commercial buildings of the ottomon classical period and the Ottoman construction System

by Cezar, Mustafa

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1983
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Ankara: Türkiye Is Bankasi, 1983 Translation from Turkish into English by Ahmet Edip Uysal. A large format well ilustrated handsome volume on Ottoman architecture, focussing on important commercial buildings such as Arastas, Bazaars and Bedestens.315p. illus (col and B &W) maps- including large fold-outs, This book weighs 1.4 kg/3lbs 3oxz.. FirstThus.. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Sultanoviot Harem

by Falconer, Colin

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2012
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9789989326806
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Skopje: Kultura, 2012 Translation into Macedonian of "The Sultan's Harem" A dramatic, unforgettable novel of cruelty and passion set in the great Harem of the Ottoman empire.In Constantinople there is only one ruler: Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, Lord of Lords of this World, Possessor of Mens Necks, Allahs Deputy, absolute ruler of the mighty Ottoman Empire. And at the heart… Read more
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The Armenian Massacres in Ottoman Turkey: A Disputed Genocide (Utah Series in Turkish and Islamic Stud)

by Lewy, Guenter

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2005
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9780874808490
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University of Utah Press, 2005 In 1915, the Ottoman government, then run by the Young Turks, deported most of its Armenian citizens from their eastern Anatolian lands. According to reliable estimates, close to forty percent of the prewar population perished, many in brutal massacres. Armenians call it the first genocide of the twentieth century. Turks speak of an instance of… Read more
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Lords of the Horizons ; a History of The Ottoman Empire

by Goodwin, Jason

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1998
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9780099994008
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London: Vintage, 1998 "Since the Turks first shattered the glory of the French crusaders in 1396, the Ottoman Empire has exerted a long, strong pull on Western minds. For six hundred years, the Empire swelled and declined. Islamic, martial, civilized, and tolerant, in three centuries it advanced from the dusty foothills of Anatolia to rule on the Danube and the… Read more
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Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924

by Mansel, Philip

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1998
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9780312187088
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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1998 Mansel's sweeping narrative of the last five centuries of Constantinople reinterprets the history of the Ottoman Empire and provides an enthralling biography of "the city of the world's desire". "This is a work for the general reader which will also earn the admiration of all academic specialists in Ottoman history" 528p. bibliography index. Clean… Read more
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The House of Nasi : The Duke of Naxos

by Roth Cecil

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1948
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Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society Of America, 1948 Dom Joseph Nasi 1524-1579 (or Nassi; also known as João Miques/Micas and Dom João Migas Mendes in a Portuguese variant, Giuseppe Nasi in Italian, and as Yasef Nassi in Ottoman Turkish) , was a Jewish diplomat and administrator, member of the House of Mendes/Benveniste, and a nephew of Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, and… Read more
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Topkapi [IN ENGLISH AND ARABIC]

by Yapi-Kredi Bank

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1982
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Istanbul: Yapi-Kredi Bank, 1982 "This book has been prepared in the context of cultural activity of the Yapi-Kredi Bank for the occasion of the sixth annual meeting of the Devlopment Bank of Islam to be held in Istanbul." It begins with essays in English by various authors : The Harem by Cengiz Koseoglu /The Tiled Kiosk by Hulya Tuncay /… Read more
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Historia tes Peirateias stous protous chronous tes Tourkokratias 1390-1538

by Krantonelles, Alexandras

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Published
1985
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1st Greek Edition.
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Athens: Hestia, 1985 473p. bibliography. index. Stamp of previous owner on ffep. [WorldCat lists only 10 copies in the USA]. 1st Greek Edition.. French Wraps. Very Good.
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Topkapi Palace Museum Guide

by Ulker, Mustafa Birol [ed]

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2009
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First Thus.
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9789750076244
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Istanbul: Bilkent Kultur Girisimi, 2009 Comprehensive illustrated guide Ottoman the palace and its contents. 196p. illus map.. First Thus.. French Wraps. As New.
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The Sultan's Admiral :The Life of Barbarossa

by Bradford, Ernle

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1968
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New York: Harcourt,Brace & World., 1968 The story of Kheir-ed- Din Barbarossa, High Admiral of the Ottoman Navy, Sultan of Algiers, and trusted adviser to Suleiman the Magnificent, whose influence dominated the Mediterranean during the first half of the 16th century. Commonly known as a murderous Barbary Pirate and little else, the book seeks to reveal the true stature of… Read more
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The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300-1600

by Inalcik, Halil

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2001
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9781842124420
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London: Phoenix, 2001 A preeminent scholar of Turkish history vividly portrays 300 years of this distinctively Eastern culture as it grew from a military principality to the world's most powerful Islamic state. He paints a striking picture of the prominence of religion and warfare in everyday life, as well as the traditions of statecraft, administration, social values, financial, and land… Read more
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Greece and the Great Powers 1863-1875

by Dontas, Domna

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1966
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1st Greek Edition.
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Thessaloniki: Institute for Balkan Studies., 1966 Greek political and diplomatic relations in the early years of the reign of George , and covering issues sucj as the Cretan insurrection of 1866-69 Originally a PhD thesis submitted to the University of London ) 223p. bibliography.. 1st Greek Edition.. Original Wraps. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Embassy to Constantinople : The Travels of Lady Mary Wortley Montague

by Wortley Montague,Mary (Lady) (Ed. Christopher Pick)

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Published
1988
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1st UK Edition.
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9780712619004
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London: Century, 1988 The delightful observations of Lady Mary Wortley-Montague on Ottoman Turkish life and manners in the 18th.Century, whilst her husband was Ambassdor to the Sublime Porte . The book is enhanced by a wonderful selection of contemporary illustrations.224p. plates (some col.) index. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Introduced By Dervla Murphy.
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An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History)

by Ze'evi, Dror

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1996
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9780791429167
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Albany NY: State University of New York Press, 1996 "Based on micro-level research of the District of Jerusalem, this book addresses some of the most crucial questions concerning the Ottoman empire in a time of crisis and disorientation." 258p. bibliography.index. First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. As New.
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