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Analecta Isisiana: Ottoman and Turkish Studies

A co-publication with The Isis Press, Istanbul, the series consists of collections of thematic essays focused on specific themes of Ottoman and Turkish studies. These scholarly volumes address important issues throughout Turkish history, offering in a single volume the accumulated insights of a single author over a career of research on the subject.

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Studies in Defterology

Ottoman Society in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
ISBN: 978-1-61719-913-4
A volume consisting of essays by Heath Lowry based on his work studying Ottoman registers and other archival documents from Anatolia and the Balkans.

The Story Behind Ambassador Morgenthau's Story

ISBN: 978-1-61719-912-7
A rejection of the claims in Henry Morgethnthau’s memoirs which have been used to argue that there was a genocide committed against Armenians during WWI.

The Ottoman Turks

Nomad Kingdom to World Empire
ISBN: 978-1-61719-911-0
A collection of essays on Ottoman history from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Brecht in Turkey 1955-1977

The Impact of the Bertold Brecht on Society and the Development of Revolutionary Theater in Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61719-910-3
A study of the role of the German playwright Brecht on Turkish society and thinking in the twentieth century.

Jewish Journalism and Printing Houses in the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey

Edited by Gad Nassi
ISBN: 978-1-61719-909-7
A series of essays about Jewish printing and publishing in the Ottoman and Empire.

Süleymân the Second and His Time

ISBN: 978-1-61719-908-0
A collection of essays by Ottoman historians on Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent and the Ottoman Empire under his rule.

Atatürk's Diplomats & Their Brief Biographies

ISBN: 978-1-61719-870-0
Biographies of the Turkish diplomats who served during the rule of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

Sports and Physical Education in Turkey in the 1930's

Prepared and Annotated by Rifat N. Bali
ISBN: 978-1-61719-867-0
A report by the American embassy in Ankara during the 1930s on the state of Turkish sport and physical education.

By the Light of a Candle

The Diaries of a Reserve Officer in the Ottoman Army - First World War Diaries and Other Records of the Period of 1915-1919
By Ragip Nurettin Ege; Translated by Günes N. Ege-Akter; Prepared and Annotated by Edward J. Erickson
ISBN: 978-1-61719-864-9
Translation from Ottoman Turkish of the diaries of Ragip Nurettin Ege, a reserve officer in the Ottoman army during the First World War.

The Balance of Truth

Essays in Honour of Professor Geoffrey Lewis
ISBN: 978-1-61143-391-3
A collection of essays written to honour the famous scholar of Turkish language, Geoffrey Lewis.

Britain and the Struggle for the Integrity of the Ottoman Empire

Sir Robert Ainslie's Embassy to Istanbul 1776-1794
ISBN: 978-1-61143-390-6
A study of the ambassadorship of Sir Robert Ainslie (1776-1793) and how it transformed British-Ottoman relations.

Language Death, Swan Song, Revival or New Arrival?

ISBN: 978-1-61143-389-0
A study of the Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) language traditionally spoken by Turkey’s Jews and how its role has changed in the modern context

In Quest of the Golden Apple

Imperial Ideology, Politics, and Military Adminsitration in the Ottoman Empire
ISBN: 978-1-61143-139-1
A collection of essays by historian Pál Fodor on the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century.

Studies in Ottoman History and Law

ISBN: 978-1-61143-138-4
A collection of historical essays by Colin Imber, professor of Turkish at the University of Manchester.

From Empire to Republic

Essays on Ottoman and Turkish Social History
ISBN: 978-1-61143-137-7
A collection of early publications by renowned Ottoman historian Halil Inalcik.

Humanist and Scholar

Essays in Honor of Andreas Tietze
ISBN: 978-1-61143-136-0
Seven essays written in honour of the famous Austrian Turcologist, Andreas Tietze, who passed away in 2003.

The Image of the Turk in Europe from the Declaration of the Republic in 1923 to the 1990s

Proceedings of the Workshop Held on 5-6 March 1999, CECES, Bogaziçi University
ISBN: 978-1-61143-135-3
A collection of articles on the perception of Turks and Turkey in various European countries during the twentieth century.

Representations of the "Other/s" in the Mediterranean World and their Impact on the Region

ISBN: 978-1-61719-125-1
A collection of essays about the representation of the ‘other’ across the Mediterranean region throughout history and during the present day.

Coping with the State

Political Conflict and Crime in the Ottoman Empire, 1550-1720
ISBN: 978-1-61143-134-6
This collection of articles by Suraiya Faroqhi looks at Ottoman society and state from the unique perspective of the Ottoman provinces.

Making a Living in the Ottoman Lands, 1480 to 1820

ISBN: 978-1-61143-133-9
This collection of essays represents a sample of Suraiya Faroqhi’s groundbreaking work into Ottoman social and economic history. In it, she looks at individuals and structures in the Ottoman provinces.

Between Russians, Ottomans, and Turks

Crimea and Crimean Tatars
ISBN: 978-1-61143-132-2
Fisher presents here ten essays on the Crimean Tatars, the Turkic people who inhabited a strategic position between the Russian and Ottoman Empires.

A Precarious Balance

Conflict, Trade, and Diplomacy on the Russian-Ottoman Frontier
ISBN: 978-1-61143-131-5
This collection of articles by Alan Fisher explores the changing nature of Ottoman-Russian relations from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

The Ottomans, the Turks and World Power Politics

A Historical Dictionary of Titles and Terms in the Ottoman Empire
ISBN: 978-1-61143-130-8
Selim Deringil, a leading historian of the late Ottoman Empire, collects a sample of his essays on the central state and its relations with the periphery and the outside world in this volume.

Manufacturing and Technology Transfer in the Ottoman Empire, 1800-1914

ISBN: 978-1-61143-129-2
Donald Quataert’s book on the transfer of new technologies and the importation of skilled workers fits into the larger question of how modernity was received in the Ottoman Empire.

Perilous Modernity

History of Medicine in the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East from the 19th Century Onwards
ISBN: 978-1-61143-128-5
Perilous Modernity collects essays on the idea of modern science and medicine in the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.