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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.

Workers, Peasants and Economic Change in the Ottoman Empire, 1730-1914

ISBN: 978-1-61143-127-8
This collection of essays contains the work of one of the premier Ottoman economic and social historians, Donald Quataert, covering topics relating to labour and manufacturing in the nineteenth century.

Ottoman History and Society

Jewish Sources
ISBN: 978-1-61143-126-1
Aryeh Shmuelevitz study of Ottoman Jewish history takes the reader across the Ottoman Empire in time and geography while questioning the historical value of each source he consults.

Republican Turkey

Aspects of Internal Affairs and International Relations
ISBN: 978-1-61143-125-4
This work is a collection of essays by Aryeh Smuelevitz on Turkey between the years 1976 and 1982, a period of political turmoil and violence which culminated in a military coup.


Its Jewish Community and Alliance Schools, 1867-1937
ISBN: 978-1-61719-145-9
Based on extensive archival research, this book presents the state of Jewish schooling in Ottoman Edirne during the period of activity by the Alliance Israelite Universelle.

The Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, the Greek Lands

Towards a Social and Economic History
ISBN: 978-1-61719-099-5
This volume is a collection of essays written in honor of Professor John C. Alexander on the topic of the Ottoman Balkans and the Ottoman Greek community.

Historical Image of the Turk in Europe, 15th Century to the Present

Political and Civilisational Aspects
ISBN: 978-1-61719-093-3
The European view of “the Turk” is taken up in this series of articles, which address the representations of Turks and Turkey from the Ottoman period until the present.

Dimitrie Cantemir and the Islamic world

By Cristina Bîrsan; Preface by Mihai Maxim
ISBN: 978-1-61719-085-8
This work is a study of Dimitrie Cantemir (1673-1723), a Romanian prince who lived some 20 years in Istanbul and wrote a history of the Ottoman Empire.

The Limits of Eurocentricity

Imperial British Foreign and Defence Policy in the Early Twentieth Century
ISBN: 978-1-61719-143-5
In The Limits of Eurocentricity, Keith Wilson argues that the British Empire did not reorient itself towards Europe at the beginningo f the twentieth century as has long been assumed.

The Islamization & Turkification of the City of Trabzon (Trebizond), 1461-1583

ISBN: 978-1-61719-157-2
This study uses the rich Ottoman records to assess how the Islamization and Turkification of the Christian Greek city of Trabzon occurred.

The Jews and Prostitution in Constantinople, 1854-1922

ISBN: 978-1-61719-156-5
This volume contains Rifat Bali’s study of the Jewish place in Istanbul’s nineteenth-century sex trade as well as three contemporary accounts of the practice.

Tilkidom and the Ottoman Empire

The Letters of Gerald Fitzmaurice to George Lloyd, 1906-1915
Edited by G.R. Berridge
ISBN: 978-1-61719-155-8
Tilkidom is the collection of letters written the chief translator at the British embassy in the Ottoman Empire to a fellow diplomat in the years prior to WWI.

Jewish Historiography on the Ottoman Empire and its Jewry from the Late Fifteenth Century to the Early Decades of the Twentieth Century

ISBN: 978-1-61719-154-1
This work is a study of Jewish history writing in the Ottoman Empire through various periods, including the Sabbatian movement, and how these writings have affected our understanding of Ottoman Jewish history today.

The First Ten Years of the Turkish Republic Thru the Reports of American Diplomats

US Diplomatic Documents on Turkey V
ISBN: 978-1-61719-153-4
This book contains a decade’s worth of American consular reports offering insights into life in the new Turkish republic and development of modern Turkey.