Download Turks in World History by Carter Vaughn Findley PDF

By Carter Vaughn Findley

Появившись во Внутренней Азии две тысячи лет назад, тюрки мигрировали и расширяли свои владения, чтобы сформировать сегодняшнюю Турецкую Республику, пять постсоветских республик и другие образования и сообщества различных форм в Евразии и глобальной диаспоре. В этой книге прослеживается траекторию движения тюркских народов от степи, к империи и этническому государству. Культурная, экономическая, социальная, и политическая история объединены на страницах книги, освещая формирование тюркской идентичности сквозь пространство и время, через глубокие трансформации, отметившие последовательное вхождение тюрков в ислам и в современность.Образцы сканов:

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Download Constantinople by E.Groswenor PDF

By E.Groswenor

История града императора Константина – Константинополя. Изданная в начале двадцатого века в Америке. Американский историк подробно описывает события, которые пережил древний город на Босфоре. Издание проиллюстрировано многочисленными гравюрами и картами. Книга выходила в свет тогда, когда европейские державы готовились к новой мировой войне. Вопрос – кто будет властвовать на Босфоре в то время был особенно актуальным.

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Download A Seventeenth-century Odyssey in East Central Europe: The by Gábor Kármán PDF

By Gábor Kármán

In A Seventeenth-Century Odyssey Gábor Kármán reconstructs the lifestyles tale of a lesser-known Hungarian orientalist, Jakab Harsányi Nagy. The dialogue of his actions as a college instructor in Transylvania, as a diplomat and interpreter on the elegant Porte, as a secretary of a Moldavian voivode in exile, in addition to a courtroom councillor of Friedrich Wilhelm, the nice Elector of Brandenburg not just sheds gentle upon the terribly flexible occupation of this person, but in addition at the number of circles within which he lived. Gábor Kármán additionally offers the 1st historic research of Harsányi’s contribution to Turkish reports, the Colloquia Familiaria Turcico-latina (1672).

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Download Cyprus At War: Diplomacy and Conflict during the 1974 Crisis by Jan Asmussen PDF

By Jan Asmussen

The hot unlock of files with regards to the Cyprus warfare of 1974 shed thoroughly clean gentle at the lead-up to the Turkish touchdown at the island and its aftermath. This e-book, according to the files from the British and American governments, for the 1st time unpicks the reality at the back of this arguable clash, the results of that are nonetheless felt this day: specifically that, even supposing there has been no British-American involvement within the coup that overthrew Archbishop Makarios in July 1974, a few contributors of British and American intelligence knew approximately Athens’ plans for a coup to take place sooner or later within the autumn of 1974 yet have been shocked by means of the sooner timetable. both controversially, Asmussen explores why either the British and the american citizens determined to not tell the Cyprus govt in addition to the explanations at the back of Britain’s mind-blowing reluctance to workout her correct of intervention at the island.  Asmussen analyzes the historical past to the 1974 warfare in addition to the lengthy shadow it casts correct as much as the failure of the Annan plan in 2004 and Turkey’s campaigns to affix the eu Union.  it is a important re-reading, within the mild of lately published files, of a long-running clash within the jap Mediterranean, now transported to the guts of the eu Union. will probably be a necessary resource for a person drawn to British or American diplomatic affairs in addition to the heritage of Cyprus.

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Download Allies with the Infidel: The Ottoman and French Alliance in by Christine Isom-Verhaaren PDF

By Christine Isom-Verhaaren

In 1543, the Ottoman fleet seemed off the coast of France to bombard and lay siege to the town of great. The operation, below the command of Admiral Barbarossa, got here in keeping with a request from François I of France for the help of Sultan Süleyman the brilliant in France’s fight opposed to Charles V, the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain. This army alliance among mutual "infidels", the Christian French King and the Muslim Sultan, aroused extreme condemnation on spiritual grounds from the Habsburgs and their supporters as an aberration from accredited international relations. thoughts of the Crusades have been, finally, nonetheless greatly alive in Europe and an alliance with "the Turk" appeared unthinkable to many. Allies with the Infidel areas the occasions of 1543 and the next wintering of the Ottoman fleet in Toulon within the context of the ability politics of the 16th century. hoping on modern Ottoman and French resources, it provides the realpolitik of international relations with "infidels" within the early glossy period. the result's crucial analyzing for college kids and students of ecu heritage, Ottoman experiences, and of relatives among the Christian and Islamic worlds.

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Download The Turk Who Loved Apples: And Other Tales of Losing My Way by Matt Gross PDF

By Matt Gross

Whereas writing his celebrated Frugal traveller column for the New York Times, Matt Gross started to consider hemmed in through its specialize in what he considered “traveling at the affordable in any respect costs.” whilst his editor provided him the chance to do whatever much less based, the Getting misplaced sequence used to be born, and Gross started a extra immersive kind of shuttle that allowed him to “lose his manner all around the globe”—from developing-world megalopolises to venerable eu capitals, from American sprawl to Asian archipelagos. And that’s what the never-before-published fabric in The Turk Who enjoyed Apples is all approximately: breaking freed from the restrictions of recent go back and forth and letting where itself advisor you. It’s various trip you’ll like to event vicariously via Matt Gross—and even perhaps be encouraged to attempt for yourself.

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