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Bir Nefes Istanbul Aret Vartanyan

  • A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world?s great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His portrait of his city is thus also a self-portrait, refracted by memory and the melancholy?or h Ł z √ľ...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2006
  • Istanbul's history is a catalogue of change, not least of name, yet it has managed to retain its own unique identity. John Freely captures the flavour of daily life as well as court ceremonial and intrigue. The book also includes a comprehensive gazetteer of all major monuments and museums. An in-depth study of this legendary city through its many...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 1998
  • For more than two millennia Istanbul has stood at the crossroads of the world, perched at the very tip of Europe, gazing across at the shores of Asia. The history of this city?known as Byzantium, then Constantinople, now Istanbul?is at once glorious, outsized, and astounding. Founded by the Greeks, its location blessed it as a center for trade but...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2016
  • This is the first study that examines online anti-Semitism in Turkey. Nefes surveys important historical events concerning Turkish-Jewry and analyses people's online expressions about Adolf Hitler in the most popular forum website in Turkey, Ek?i S√∂zl√ľk.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2015
  • This groundbreaking volume investigates the processes of globalization in Istanbul, one of the oldest and grandest of world cities. Explaining the course of the conflicts and the compromises involved in maintaining a precarious urbanity, this theoretically informed volume focuses on the fields of struggle ranging from politics to heritage, humor to...

    Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    published : 1999
  • ¬ĎThe food of Istanbul is as rich, colourful and multilayered as the ancient culture that created it. Rebecca Seal successfully manages the unimaginable: bringing it to us in its full magnificent glory.¬í yotam ottolenghiWalk the streets of Istanbul and you¬íll see a city of wonderful contradictions: step out of a stylish modern bar and...

    Publisher : Hardie Grant Books
    published : 2013
  • Istanbul, A Traveller's Reader is an wide-ranging and carefully chosen selection of writings, offering a richly layered view of Byzantine Constantinople and Turkish Istanbul. During the thousand-year Byzantine empire that followed its founding by Constantine the Great, Istanbul became a city of fabled riches; after falling to the Turks in 1453,...

    Publisher : Little, Brown Book Group
    published : 2016
  • Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide. From the Koran to Shakespeare, this city with three names--Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul--resonates as an idea and a place, real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between East and West, it has been the capital city of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. For much...

    Publisher : Da Capo Press
    published : 2017
  • This is the first study that examines online anti-Semitism in Turkey. Nefes surveys important historical events concerning Turkish-Jewry and analyses people's online expressions about Adolf Hitler in the most popular forum website in Turkey, Ek?i S√∂zl√ľk.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan US
    published : 2015
  • In the bestselling tradition of espionage novels by John LeCarre and Alan Furst, Istanbul Passage brilliantly illustrates why Edgar Award?winning author Joseph Kanon has been hailed as "the heir apparent to Graham Greene" ( The Boston Globe ). Istanbul survived the Second World War as a magnet for refugees and spies. Even expatriate American Leon...

    Publisher : Atria Books
    published : 2012