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Gobekli Tepe : Dunyanin ilk tapinagi Gobekli Tepe = World's first temple: Gobekli Tepe

By Vahapoglu, Ece & Lachman, Gary S

Diyarbekir: Karacadag Kalkima Ajansi / Karacadag Devlopment Agency , 2012 An llustrated introduction to the exploration of this Neolithic site by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut [DAI] Parallel texts in Turkish, English and German [51p] "This brochure has been jointly prepared by the Karacadag Development Agency and DAI" TOGTHER WITH a companions DVD about the excavation in a seled container. [WordCat lists 2 print copies of this title in Turkish libraries, but with no mention of the video]. First Thus. Hardcover Book with DVD. Fine.

$75.00

Your Guide to Turkey

By Warne, O. H.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968 Vintage travel book. 215p. plates. index Outside edges of pages have some brown stains, but text not affected. Hard Cover. Good.

$5.00

Ancient Aphrodisias Lives Through Its Art (IN National Geographic Vol. 160 #4 October 1981 (pp.527-551)

By Erim,Kenan T (National Geographic)(

Washington: National Geographic Society, 1981 Article on the archaeological excavations of Greco-Roman Aphrodisias in Aegean Turkey (pp.527-551). Soft Cover. Very Good. Periodical/Magazine.

$7.00

Vol.160 #4 October 1981

By National Geographic

Washington: National Geographic Society, 1981 Illustrated articles by enan T Erim "Ancient Aphrodisias Lives through is Art" (pp 526-551) by Debra Denker on the non-Muslim Kalash people of Pakistan (Alleged to be descended from the army of Alexander the Great) (pp. 458-473). 2 Copies. Soft Cover. Very Good. Periodical/Magazine.

$7.00

World Map

By Piri Reis

Ankara. Turkey: Ministry of Culture & Tourism, 2007 Tourist poster with a large format reproduction of the "Piri Reis " map of the world [ 1513] from the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul. First Thus. Poster. New.

$15.00

The Turkish Landscape

By Tanitim Publishing and Consulting

Ankara: Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 1993 A large format lavishly illustrated book issued to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey and the 330th year of the Ministry of Tourism. Contains chapters on : the Physical landscape, Historical landscape, Traditional landscape, Rural Landscape, Urban landscape Arts and Craftts. 208p. Name of previous owner, else fine. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear. Illus. by Faruk Akbas et. Al. Photoigraphs.

$20.00

Istanbul: Memories and the City

By Pamuk, Orhan

London: Faber & Faber, 2005 Translated by Maureen Freely. A portrait, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost man of letters, author of the acclaimed novels "Snow and "My Name Is Red. Blending reminiscence with history; family photographs with portraits of poets and pashas; art criticism, metaphysical musing, and, now and again, a fanciful tale, Orhan Pamuk invents an ingenious form to evoke his lifelong home, the city that forged his imagination. He begins with his childhood among the eccentric extended Pamuk family in the dusty, carpeted, and hermetically sealed apartment building they shared. In this place came his first intimations of the melancholy awareness that binds all residents of his city together: that of living in the seat of ruined imperial glories, in a country trying to become "modern" at the dizzying crossroads of East and West. This elegiac communal spirit overhangs Pamuk's reflections as he introduces the writers and painters (among the latter, most particularly the German Antoine-Ignace Melling) through whose eyes he came to see Istanbul. Against a background of shattered monuments, neglected villas, ghostly backstreets, and, above all, the fabled waters of the Bosphorus, he presents the interplay of his budding sense of place with that of his predecessors. And he charts the evolution of a rich, sometimes macabre, imaginative life, which furnished a daydreaming boy refuge from family discord and inner turmoil, and which would continue to serve the famous writer he was to become. It was, and remains, a life fed by the changing microcosm of the apartment building and, even more, the beckoning kaleidoscope beyond its walls. As much a portrait of the artist as a young manas it is an oneiric Joycean map of the city, "Istanbul is a masterful evocation of its subject through the idiosyncrasies of direct experience as much as the power of myth--the dazzling book Pamuk was born to write. 348p. illus. index . First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. Very Good.

$11.00

The Gulen Movement: Civic Service without Borders

By Cetin, Muhammed

New York: Blue Dome Press, 2010 This book seeks to develop an appropriate discourse for studying the Gulen Movement and phenomena like it. The established discourse concerns itself with social movements as protest, as challenge to the System, as contentious actors looking to alter or even overturn existing structures and/or policies in some field, usually political or economic. Approaching the matter from social movement theory and taking an insider's perspective, the author argues that the Gulen Movement is, as it has always been, non-contentious' it is not a marginalized actor working on the System from the outside. On the contrary, it has always worked within the System - within the boundaries of the laws and public norms that obtain in the different local and national settings where it has set up institutions.372p. bibliography.index Slight tear in dj.. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. New/Near Fine.

$20.00

Ionia : A Quest

By Stark,Freya

London: Century, 1988 Wonderful descriptions of the ancient classical sites of the western coast of Asia Minor (before it was developed as a tourist destination) "In the autumn of 1952 I travelled about the western coasts of Asia Minor, and counted, at the end, fifty five ruined sites that I had visited: in only one of them - and that was Pergamum - had I met another tourist, sightseeing like myself. . . . A great longing came to me to know more, and to bring a living image out of these dots and dashes of the past." Re-issue of the text originally published by John Murray 1956. 263p. plates.bibliography.index. Review copy ? with stamp of Canadian distributor, else near fine. Facsimile Reprint.. Pbk. Very Good.

$15.00

Ionia : A Quest

By Stark,Freya

London: Century, 1988 Wonderful descriptions of the ancient classical sites of the western coast of Asia Minor (before it was developed as a tourist destination) "In the autumn of 1952 I travelled about the western coasts of Asia Minor, and counted, at the end, fifty five ruined sites that I had visited: in only one of them - and that was Pergamum - had I met another tourist, sightseeing like myself. . . . A great longing came to me to know more, and to bring a living image out of these dots and dashes of the past." Re-issue of the text originally published by John Murray 1956. 263p. plates.bibliography.index.Text crisp and tight - looks unread - slight scuffing to paper covers, else near fine.. Facsimile Reprint.. Pbk. Near Fine.

$15.00

Ionia : A Quest

By Stark,Freya

London: John Murray, 1954 Wonderful descriptions of the ancient classical sites of the western coast of Asia Minor (before it was developed as a tourist destination) "In the autumn of 1952 I travelled about the western coasts of Asia Minor, and counted, at the end, fifty five ruined sites that I had visited: in only one of them - and that was Pergamum - had I met another tourist, sightseeing like myself. . . . A great longing came to me to know more, and to bring a living image out of these dots and dashes of the past." 263p.plates, bibliography.index. Pages clean and unmarked, minor signs of library ownership (bookplate) Green cloth cover sun faded and marked, especially along the spine.. 1st UK Edition.. Cloth. Good>Very Good/No Jacket.

$17.50

Gallipoli

By Masefield, John

Toronto: S.B.Gundy, 1916 An account oi the causes, circumstances strategeis and failures that resulted in the ultimate disaster of the Gallipoli campaign in 1915. Illustrated with contemporary photographs and maps ( one fold-out) Nice clean copy in red cloth, name of previous owner in title page, Spine slightly crumpled.. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.

$25.00

From Anatolia to Appalachia: A Turkish-American Dialogue (Melungeon Series)
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From Anatolia to Appalachia: A Turkish-American Dialogue (Melungeon Series)

By Scolnick, Joseph M. Scolnick & Kennedy, N. Brent [Ed]

Macon GA: Mercer University Press, 2004 Turkic people have been migrating to America for many centuries, but this significant influx has been largely unrecognized. In "From Anatolia to Appalachia, Scolnick and Kennedy initiate a dialogue regarding this neglected area of American history and culture. This volume begins the communication with an essay reviewing existing evidence followed by interviews with knowledgeable persons about selected aspects of the population movements. An introduction and conclusion give focus and unity to the various elements of the dialogue. It is anticipated that this and subsequent volumes will(1) give information regarding studies of the movements of Turkic peoples to America; (2) broaden understanding of American history and society; (3) allow many, especially in the Southeast Atlantic region of the US, to better appreciate their background and place in American society; (4) stimulate interest in the main subject or aspects of it, both in the US and abroad; (5) tie together disparate aspects of the subject as well as the persons studying them; and(6) add to the general knowledge regarding migrations of peoples over many centuries. In sum, this dialogue intends not only to inform and interest others, but also to pull together available research on the subject and stimulate new research in this and related areas of study.. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. New/New.

$22.50

Landscapes of Turkey (Bodrum and Marmaris) A Countryside Guide
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Landscapes of Turkey (Bodrum and Marmaris) A Countryside Guide

By Anderson, Brian & Anderson, Eileen

London: Sunflower Books, 1991 Tall masts, the sun shimmering on the sea, boat-filled harbours, castles, minarets, and mosques are inescapable images of Bodrum and Marmaris. But there is more, much more. Lively and colourful as they are, it is sometimes a pleasure to escape the bustle of these popular resorts, to find solitude in the countryside, and this book shows you just how easy it can be. Although walking is emphasised, the book is not intended solely for walkers. The car tours will get you out and about on voyages of discovery, to visit regions of great natural beauty or historical interest. Among the not-to-be-missed excursions described are visits to the travertines at Pamukkale and to the fascinating rock tombs carved out of cliffs, towering above the river between Dalyan and Caunos and quite easily reached from Bodrum. Above all else, Bodrum and Marmaris have one feature in common they are both gateways to some of the most exciting walking country you can expect to find in the Aegean. Best time for walking: April, May, September, October. Includes 11 car tours, 52 long and short walks, 19 picnic suggestions Plans of Bodrum and Marmaris plus fold-out touring map 136p.illus (col) index. 1st UK Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$12.00

South From Ephesus ; Travels in Aegean Turkey
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South From Ephesus ; Travels in Aegean Turkey

By Sewell,Brian

London: Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2012 Weary of what he called the tyranny of western art, Brian Sewell first visited Turkey - a country that had captivated him since he was a boy - in 1975. He thought that there, anything he found would have no relevance to the European art that he had so compulsively stitched into the dense fabric of my art-historical memory and that he could therefore enjoy the art for its own sake. But Turkey surprised him and he delighted in the unexpected wealth of Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic cultures there, returning three of four times a year until 1990. The main bulk of this book focuses on his journey from Ephesus to Side one winter. With typically acerbic commentary, Sewell describes (not always favourably) the archaeological and historical sites he comes across, the landscapes that so clearly thrilled him, the encounters he has along the way and the fractious, though wonderfully funny, relationship he forms with Ayhan, his driver. South from Ephesus is an incomparable portrait of Turkey and its artistic heritage - a book that could only have been written by Sewell and which has become a quirky classic of travel literature. 266p, plates bibliography .index. Reissue.. Softcover. As New.

$25.00

Turkey's Cultural Routes: The Best of Turkey's Trekking, Biking and Horseback Riding Routes

Ankara: Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism The folder cotains 12 small brochures each highlighting suggested routes for adventurous tourists.. First Thus.. Portfolio. New.

$10.00

Turkey, Old and New

By Ekrem, Selma

New York: Scribners, 1947 Turkey just after WWII. 186p. Plates.index. 1st.US Ed... Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

Lords of the Horizons ; a History of The Ottoman Empire
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Lords of the Horizons ; a History of The Ottoman Empire

By Goodwin, Jason

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 Nile; at the Empire's height, Indian rajahs and the kings of France beseeched its aid. For the next three hundred years the Empire seemed ready to collapse, a prodigy of survival and decay. Early in the twentieth century it fell. In this dazzling evocation of its power, Jason Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on. In the process he unfolds a sequence of mysteries, triumphs, treasures, and terrors unknown to most American readers. This was a place where pillows spoke and birds were fed in the snow; where time itself unfolded at a different rate and clocks were banned; where sounds were different, and even the hyacinths too strong to sniff. Dramatic and passionate, comic and gruesome, Lords of the Horizons is a history, a travel book, and a vision of a lost world all in one."352p.illus bibliography.index. 1st.US Edition.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$12.50

Lords of the Horizons ; a History of The Ottoman Empire
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Lords of the Horizons ; a History of The Ottoman Empire

By Goodwin, Jason

New York: Henry Holt, 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 Nile; at the Empire's height, Indian rajahs and the kings of France beseeched its aid. For the next three hundred years the Empire seemed ready to collapse, a prodigy of survival and decay. Early in the twentieth century it fell. In this dazzling evocation of its power, Jason Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on. In the process he unfolds a sequence of mysteries, triumphs, treasures, and terrors unknown to most American readers. This was a place where pillows spoke and birds were fed in the snow; where time itself unfolded at a different rate and clocks were banned; where sounds were different, and even the hyacinths too strong to sniff. Dramatic and passionate, comic and gruesome, Lords of the Horizons is a history, a travel book, and a vision of a lost world all in one."352p. illus. bibliography.index. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00

Cappadocia : Cradle of History - Goreme

By Demir, Omer

Ankara: Ajans-Turk Publishing & Printing, 1988 Interesting, well-illustrated, locally produced guide to the fantastic geology of Cappdicia as well as the history and architecture of the region. Includes some photographs of the paingings in the Greek Orthodox churches and underground chapels. Sponsored by the International Society for the Investigation of Ancient Civilizations 112 p. illus (some col) fold-out map. 3rd Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

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