• The Bodrum Jewish Cemetery
    "Tombstones have many memories to share about the past. For these reasons, they must be made to speak, and their sayings must be carefully recorded…" Known today mainly as a holiday destination, the Aegean town of Bodrum also hosted a small but important Jewish community in its past. This book catalogues the only remaining physical traces of this community in a small, neglected cemetery. Written by Siren Bora and translated and photographed by C. M. Kösemen, this study includes detailed images of all surviving tombstones in the Bodrum Jewish Cemetery, translations of every legible epitaph and provides useful background information on the history of Bodrum's Jews, Jewish funerary traditions, the details of epitaph texts and more. ... Devamı
    375,00 TL
  • A Modernist Approach Towards Turkish Nationalism: The Case of Language Policies in Early Republican Turkey
    The reform of language has always been an important tool employed during the construction of a national identity. According to the modernist approach in the academic literature of nationalism, the supposedly timeless historical existence of a nation’s language, offered as proof of the continuous cultural evolutionof a society since the ancient times, is used by nationalistic ideologies to build modern nation-states. In Turkey, during the 19th and 20th centuries, the reformation of Turkish became linked to the process of building a modern Turkish nation, and then for defining the cultural identity of the society with which it had to be associated. Nationalism appeared in the Ottoman Empire, and increased in the Republic of Turkey, as a ... Devamı
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  • Turks at the Transition from Empire to Republic
    The book covers nearly a century of history starting with the description of the Ottoman Empire’s political and economic adaptations to the European market in the second half of the nineteenth century, continues with the deterioration of interethnic relations and attitudes in the Empire, institutional reforms that were geared towards keeping the Empire united and then securing the Turkish domination, and ending with the establishment of the Turkish Republic after ferocious battles between different ethnic communities who asserted their national claim on the same territory. Three coastal cities, Ayvalık, Mersin and Trabzon, were selected for examining the phases of transition from the Empire to the Republic. The study focuses on other ... Devamı
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  • Popüler Kültür ve Hayat Mecmuası
    Dönemin ideolojisinin taşıyıcısı popüler kültür dergilerinin Türkiye’deki öncülerinden Hayat mecmuası bir kuşağı peşinden sürüklemiş bir dergidir. İçeriğinde birçok konuyu barındıran, teknik ilerlemeler neticesinde daha kaliteli baskıyla ve yoğun görsel içerikle basılan Hayat, kültür aktarıcısı olmasının yanı sıra okurlarına yeni bir yaşam tarzı sunmaktadır. Hayat’ın ve yaratıcısı Şevket Rado’nun Hayat’la olan macerasını Türkiye’deki popüler kültürünün dönüşümüne paralel olarak ele alan Popüler Kültür ve Hayat Mecmuası basın tarihçileri ve araştırmacılar için bir başvuru kaynağı niteliğindedir. ... Devamı
    45,00 TL
  • A Teacher, Agitator and Guide: Talebe Defteri and Formation of an Ideal Child (1913-1919)
    This book will examine Talebe Defteri (1913-1919), one of the childrens’ magazines published in the late Ottoman period. This magazine focused mainly on the formation of an ideal child based on the ideas of nationalism and modernity. Nationalism became a popular idea in Ottoman society and among Ottoman intellectuals, especially after the Balkan Wars in which the Ottoman Empire was defated by some of the Balkan states which led to loss of much of its lands in the region. Nationalism was not just a popular idea but it was also put into practice through state policies. Therefore, one of the objectives of this book will be the analysis of the magazine through the filter of nationalism. With patriotic agitation, Talebe Defteri stimulated the ... Devamı
    75,00 TL