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Problèmes et approches de l’histoire ottomane

Un itinéraire scientifique de Kayseri à Egriboz
ISBN: 978-1-61143-810-9
This collection of selected articles by Ottoman historian Evangelia Balta discusses a variety of subjects within Ottoman social and economic history, all based on meticulous archival research.

Les Turcs au Moyen-age

des Croisades aux Ottomans (XIe - XVe siècles)
ISBN: 978-1-61143-808-6
This collection of articles concentrates on the medieval history of the Turks, Seljuks, Turkmen and Ottomans. It emphasizes the multiple currents of influence linking the late Byzantine Empire, the early Ottoman Empire and humanist Europe.

Islam mystique et révolution armée dans les Balkans ottomans

Vie du Cheikh Bedreddîm Le ‘Hallaj des Turcs’ (1358/59-1416)
ISBN: 978-1-61143-807-9
This book analyzes the life and work of Sheikh Bedreddin of Samavna (1358/9-1416) and his influence on the development of mystical Islam in the Balkans as well as his political importance.

Byzantins et ottomans

Relations, interaction, succession
ISBN: 978-1-61143-806-2
This book offers a comprehensive study of the many points of contact, influence and exchange between Byzantines and Ottomans in medieval times, from linguistic exchange to philosophical encounters.

Romanie byzantine et pays de Rûm turc

Histoire d’un espace d’imbrication greco-turque
ISBN: 978-1-61143-804-8
This book presents a history of Greco-Turkish relations which emphasizes the exchange between the two cultures starting from Byzantine times. It contests the common military approach to the history of these cultures and their relationship.

The “Varlik Vergisi” Affair

A Study on its Legacy With Selected Documents
ISBN: 978-1-61719-124-4
A comprehensive study on Varlik Vergisi (the Capital Tax) which was implemented on the minorities of the Turkish Republic in 1942–43 and affected their lives as well as conceptions of their place in the society.

Le mythe de Constantinople et l’opinion publique en Russie au XIXe siècle

ISBN: 978-1-61143-743-0
This doctoral dissertation explores the mythical position of Constantinople among Russian intellectuals in the nineteenth century. It shows the changing rationales given for the dream of conquest as well as its influence.

Comptines de Turquie

D'apres les archives de Pertev Naili Boratav
ISBN: 978-1-61143-742-3
This collection of more than 200 Turkish nursing rhymes from all regions of Anatolia is the first of its kind. It constitutes a rich source for those interested in Turkish folklore and oral traditions.

Figures anonymes, figures d’élite

Pour une anatomie de l’Homo ottomanicus
Compiled and edited by Meropi Anastassiadou & Bernard Heyberger
ISBN: 978-1-61143-741-6
This collection of papers by scholars from universities in France, Germany and Switzerland explores the complexity of Ottoman identity. By studying families and individuals with marginal backgrounds, it nuances the image of the Homo Ottomanicus.

Du socialisme ottoman à l’internationalisme anatolien

ISBN: 978-1-61143-740-9
This collection of articles offers a comprehensive study of the roots of Socialism in the Ottoman Empire. It emphasizes the heterogeneous character of leftist movements in Turkey as well as their multi-ethnic history.

Beyond the Language Frontier

Studies on the Karamanlis and the Karamanlidika Printing
ISBN: 978-1-61143-739-3
This collection of articles concentrates on the Karamanli people and the Karamanlidika Press of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. It presents and discusses formerly unknown material from the Ottoman archives.

Une enfance juive a Istanbul (1911-1929)

ISBN: 978-1-61143-738-6
This memoir is one of only a handful written by Turkish Jews. It chronicles a childhood full of hardships as well as Jewish life in Istanbul in the first decades of the twentieth century.

Peuple et production

Pour une interprétation des sources ottomanes
ISBN: 978-1-61143-737-9
A collection of case studies examining the demography, life and work of the Greek minority in the Ottoman Empire. The research draws on a variety of Ottoman archival sources, from tax registers to newspapers.

Twixt Pera and Therapia

The Constantinople Diaries of Lady Layard
Edited by Sinan Kuneralp
ISBN: 978-1-61143-734-8
This book comprises the diaries of Lady Layard, wife of the British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, between 1877 and 1880.

Studies on Ottoman Social History in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Women, Zimmis and Sharia Courts in Kayseri, Cyprus and Trabzon
ISBN: 978-1-61143-730-0
A selection of essays by Professor Ronald C. Jennings on the social and economic history of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Religion, Economy and State in Ottoman-Arab History

ISBN: 978-1-61143-728-7
A collection of essays by Professor William Ochsenwald on the history of Arabia under the Ottoman rule.

Imperial Meanderings and Republican By-Ways

Essays on Eighteenth century Ottoman and Twentieth Century History of Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61143-724-9
A collection of essays by Dr. Robert Olson on the 18th and 20th century Ottoman and Turkish history with particular emphasis on Jews, Kurds and the Tulip Period.

Djalal-od-Din Rumi, Raymond Lulle, Rabbi Abraham Aboulafia, ou, l’Amour du dialogue interconfessionnel

ISBN: 978-1-61143-723-2
This book is about the extraordinary lives and intellectual thoughts of three mystics of the 13th century, whose spiritual influence is still evident today.

Familles Latines de l’Empire Ottoman

ISBN: 978-1-61143-722-5
A comprehensive history of the Latins of Asia Minor up to the present day also with discussions on various cultural and social issues such as “identity” and “nation”.

Vie Latine de l’empire Ottoman

Les Latins d'Orient
ISBN: 978-1-61143-721-8
An extensive discussion of the Latin east and the Ottoman Levantines from the fall of Istanbul (ancient Constantinople) in 1453 to the recent past.

Notes et Souvenirs

ISBN: 978-1-61143-720-1
Diaries covering the years from 1907 to 1921 of Alexandre Mavroyeni, who served in the highest positions in the Ottoman Empire including the minister of foreign affairs and the ambassador to Washington and Vienna.

Quand l’innocence avait un sens

Chronique d'une famille juive d'Istanbul d'entre les deux-guerres
ISBN: 978-1-61143-719-5
Memories of Lidya Kastoryano, a member of a Jewish family living in Istanbul, in connection with the turbulent years from early 1930s to mid-1940s.

Le Capitaine Sarrou un officier français au service de l’empire ottoman

Dix ans séjour en Turquie ou la réorganisation de la gendarmerie ottomane 1904-1914
ISBN: 978-1-61143-746-1
This book follows a French officer through ten years of military service in Macedonia and Turkey from 1904 to 1914. It offers a detailed account of this eventful historical period from a military perspective.

Sur les traces du soufisme turc

Recherches sur l'Islam populaire en Anatolie
ISBN: 978-1-61143-718-8
A selection of articles by Irene Melikoff on the Anatolian and Turkish Sufism, including discussions on Bektasisim, Alevism and Heterodox Islam as well as Sufi customs and festivals.

De l’Epopée au Mythe

Itinéraire turcologique
ISBN: 978-1-61143-717-1
A selection of articles by Irene Melikoff on early Turkish and Ottoman literature with a wider point of view to include cultural and historical references.