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A “Three Tail’d Bashaw”: Bluebeard Takes a Turkish Turn

Casie E. Hermansson

in Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In Charles Perrault’s French fairy tale, Bluebeard is not only mistaken for a pirate but also often described as a beturbaned Turkish tyrant. But it was only in the eighteenth century that Bluebeard ... More


‘A Subject which Excites the Deepest Interest throughout the Civilised World’: Legal Diplomacy at the Conference of Lausanne

Umut Özsu

in Formalizing Displacement: International Law and Population Transfers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717430
eISBN:
9780191787003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717430.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter considers the text and travaux préparatoires of the convention by which the compulsory Greek–Turkish exchange was governed. Reading statements at the 1922–3 Conference of Lausanne, it ... More


Acehnese Appeals for Ottoman Protection in the Late Nineteenth Century

İsmaİl Hakki Göksoy

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the Aceh War (1873 to 1903) Aceh appealed for Ottoman support and protection against the Dutch. The main purpose of this chapter is to examine these appeals and the Ottoman authorities’ ... More


Ageing in Turkey: the Peter Pan syndrome?

Özgür Arun

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This paper investigates the following issues relating to population ageing in Turkey. What is the course of ageing in its barest form and basic meaning in Turkey? What are the conditions of older ... More


All Is Not What It Seems: A Critical Appraisal of Modern Turkey

David Tittensor

in The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Following on from Chapter 1, Chapter 2 explores how narratives have been created by the secularists to whitewash and demonize Islam and its proponents. Alongside this, it in contrast to the ... More


Alphabets

Ruth A. Miller

in The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter takes the Turkish Republican decision in 1928 to replace its official Arabic script with Latin script—the Alphabet Revolution—as a second case study in nonhuman biopolitical nostalgia. ... More


Ambitions of Grandeur: Understanding Turkey’s Foreign Policy in a Changing World

Joshua W. Walker

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at Turkish foreign policy. In recent years, Turkey—with its combination of economic pragmatism and soft power appeal as a Muslim-majority secular democracy with a conservative and ... More


Another Dimension of the Émigré Experience: From Central Europe to the United States Via Turkey

Hale Usak-Sahin

in After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081373
eISBN:
9780226081397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081397.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter uses Turkey, the stopping place of Ruth Wilmanns Lidz and Edith Weigert, to offer a powerful comparison to the relative openness that several women found in the Baltimore area of the ... More


Another View on Late Antiquity: Sagalassos (SW Anatolia), its Suburbium and its Countryside in Late Antiquity

H. VANHAVERBEKE, F. MARTENS, and M. WAELKENS

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Survey evidence gathered in the city of Sagalassos (Pisidia, southwestern Turkey), its suburbs, and its countryside has led to new insights into developments in the region in Late Antiquity. Coupled ... More


Approaching Muslim Politics in Turkey

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses Muslim politics in Turkey. It first traces the history of modern Muslim politics as well as the institutionalization of modern Muslim identity in Turkey, along with the rise in ... More


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