Thursday, 23 March 2017
A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire (2008) | By M. Şűkrű Hanioğlu A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire (2008) | By M. Şűkrű Hanioğlu

Far too often, the narrative of the collapse of an empire becomes a moral drama. Wealth is drained away by decadence, and power undercut by corruption. There are attempts at recovery, reform,... Full Story



Reading Your Destination: Trabzon, Eastern Turkey
Reading Your Destination: Trabzon, Eastern Turkey

The Towers of Trebizond | Rose Macaulay. 1956 Full Story


Istanbul: Memories and the City (2003) | By Orhan Pamuk
Istanbul: Memories and the City (2003) | By Orhan Pamuk

The book that won Orhan Pamuk the Nobel Prize is a monotonous, according to some, but poetic portrait of Istanbul. Seen through the eyes of one of the most interesting modern Turkish... Full Story



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