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Welcome to the Turkish Studies Catalog.

This catalog contains key monographs, textbooks and supplemental reading, from new and established authors for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. You will find whatever you need to further your own research, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

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A small selection of our key titles include:

  1. Turkish Foreign Policy since 1774

    3rd Edition

    By William Hale

    This revised and updated version of William Hale’s Turkish Foreign Policy 1774-2000 offers a comprehensive and analytical survey of Turkish foreign policy since the last quarter of the eighteenth century, when the Turks’ relations with the rest of the world entered their most critical phase. In...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Alevis in Turkey and Europe

    Identity and Managing Territorial Diversity

    By Elise Massicard

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Iranian Elites and Turkish Rulers

    A History of Isfahan in the Saljuq Period

    By David Durand-Guedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    The Saljuq period of the eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the arrival in Iran of Türkmen nomads from Central Asia and the beginning of Turkish rule. Through the example of the city of Isfahan, the book analyses the internal evolution of Iranian society in this period and the interaction of the...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Metin Heper, Sabri Sayari

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country’s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predominantly Muslim country with secular political institutions and democratic processes. This Handbook...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Modern Turkey

    People, State and Foreign Policy in a Globalised World

    By Bill Park

    This exciting new textbook provides a broad and comprehensive overview of contemporary Turkey. Placing the country and its people within the context of a rapidly globalizing world, the book covers a diverse range of themes such as politics, economics, international relations, the Turkic world,...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Middle East Today

    Political, Geographical and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Dona J. Stewart

    The new edition of The Middle East Today provides an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate students of Middle East Studies, Middle East politics and geography. This updated and revised edition features a host of pedagogical features to assist students with their...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge