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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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Alevis and Alevism

Transformed Identities
ISBN: 978-1-61719-118-3
This collection of articles explores identity amongst the Alevis, a religious minority from Turkey.

Palace Revolution and Counterrevolution in Turkey (March-April 1909)

ISBN: 978-1-61719-117-6
This translation of Paul Farkas’s account of the 1909 counterrevolution against the new constitutional government of the Ottoman Empire offers a new first-hand look at the events of April and March of that year.

Neither Shiraz nor Paris

Papers on Modern Turkish Literature
ISBN: 978-1-61719-116-9
This collection of essays concerns Ottoman literature in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Mingnon raises questions about commonly-accepted assumptions about the nature of Ottoman literary history.

A Man of the World

Vienna to Istanbul
ISBN: 978-1-61719-115-2
Bruce McGowan’s novel A Man of the World tells the story of an Austrian who finds himself enslaved in Istanbul amongst his former enemies, the Turks, but becomes captivated by this new world.

Aspects of the Political Language in Turkey

19th-20th centuries
ISBN: 978-1-61719-113-8
This is a collection of articles discussing the usages of and changes in the Turkish language during the late Ottoman Empire and early Republican periods.

The Ottomans in Qatar

A History of Anglo-Ottoman Conflicts in the Persian Gulf
ISBN: 978-1-61719-110-7
The Ottomans in Qatar is a history of Anglo-Ottoman conflict in the Persian Gulf of the nineteenth and twentieth century.

Napoleon and the French in Egypt and the Holy Land

Articles Presented at the 2nd International Congress of Napoleonic Studies
ISBN: 978-1-61719-109-1
This collection of essays by leading historians of the Napoleonic era is the product of the Second International Congress of Napoleonic Studies held in Israel between 4 and 11 July, 1999.

Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans

ISBN: 978-1-61719-105-3
Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans collects together the work of Justin McCarthy on Ottoman demographics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Ottoman History as World History

ISBN: 978-1-61719-104-6
This volume is a collection of essays by Huri Islamoglu which argue that Ottoman history must be read as a part of world history.

A Scapegoat for all Seasons

The Dönmes or Crypto-Jews of Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61719-101-5
Rifat Bali’s A Scapegoat for All Seasons considers the increase in the Turkish public’s interest in Dönmes, or Crypto-Jews, who are alleged by nationalists to secretly control the Turkish republic.

Village, Town and People in the Ottoman Balkans, 16th-mid-19th Century

ISBN: 978-1-61719-098-8
Stefka Parvena, an expert in the Ottoman Balkans, brings together her past work on economic development and denominational relations in pre-nineteenth century Bulgaria in a series of essays.

Said Halim Pasha

Ottoman Statesman and Islamist Thinker (1865-1921)
ISBN: 978-1-61719-097-1
Ahmet Seyhun’s study of Prince Said Halim Pasha is a pioneering work on one of the Ottoman Empire’s leading statesmen and Islamist thinkers of the early twentieth century.

The Turkish Straits and the Great Powers

From the Montreux Convention to the Early Cold War, 1936-1947
ISBN: 978-1-61719-095-7
This book studies the Great Power rivalries of the twentieth century concerning Soviet access to the Turkish Straits and the impact they had on the relations with Turkey.

Ottoman Reforms and Social Life

Reflections from Salonica, 1830-1850
ISBN: 978-1-61719-094-0
This work is a study of the city of Salonica in the nineteenth century, a period during which the Tanzimat reforms were being introduced across the Ottoman Empire.

From Istanbul to Jerusalem

The Itinerary of a Young Turkish Jew
ISBN: 978-1-61719-092-6
Erol Haker’s second book on Turkey’s Jews is the personal account of growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, when nationalist pressures on non-Turks were at their greatest.

The Kohens del de Campavias

A Family's Sweet and Sour Story in Ottoman and Republican Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61719-083-4
This volume is a history of the Khoens del de Campavias, a Sephardic Jewish family in the Ottoman Empire. The book chronicles the lives of family members from the 1830s through to the Second World War.

Dissent and Heterodoxy in the Late Ottoman Empire

Reformers, Babis and Baha'is
ISBN: 978-1-60724-092-1
This monograph of the religious life of the late Ottoman Empire covers several significant features of the Turkish religious landscape. Indispensable for historians of Islamic breakaway religions, Alkan’s monograph fills a gap in many accounts of emergent religions.

From Mahmud Kaşgari to Evliya Çelebi

Studies in Middle Turkic and Ottoman Literatures
ISBN: 978-1-60724-090-7
This volume of collected essays focuses on Middle Turkic and Ottoman literature.

Another Mirror for Princes

The Public Image of the Ottoman Sultans and Its Reception
ISBN: 978-1-60724-089-1
This book is a collection of essays on Ottoman history, focusing on how sultans of the Ottoman Empire were viewed by the public.