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Analecta Isisiana: Ottoman and Turkish Studies

A co-publication with The Isis Press, Istanbul, the series consists of collections of thematic essays focused on specific themes of Ottoman and Turkish studies. These scholarly volumes address important issues throughout Turkish history, offering in a single volume the accumulated insights of a single author over a career of research on the subject.

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Another Mirror for Princes

The Public Image of the Ottoman Sultans and Its Reception
ISBN: 978-1-60724-089-1
This book is a collection of essays on Ottoman history, focusing on how sultans of the Ottoman Empire were viewed by the public.
$157.00 $94.20

From Mahmud Kaşgari to Evliya Çelebi

Studies in Middle Turkic and Ottoman Literatures
ISBN: 978-1-60724-090-7
This volume of collected essays focuses on Middle Turkic and Ottoman literature.
$208.00 $124.80

Dissent and Heterodoxy in the Late Ottoman Empire

Reformers, Babis and Baha'is
ISBN: 978-1-60724-092-1
This monograph of the religious life of the late Ottoman Empire covers several significant features of the Turkish religious landscape. Indispensable for historians of Islamic breakaway religions, Alkan’s monograph fills a gap in many accounts of emergent religions.
$150.00 $90.00

The Kohens del de Campavias

A Family's Sweet and Sour Story in Ottoman and Republican Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61719-083-4
This volume is a history of the Khoens del de Campavias, a Sephardic Jewish family in the Ottoman Empire. The book chronicles the lives of family members from the 1830s through to the Second World War.
$126.00 $75.60

Dimitrie Cantemir and the Islamic world

ISBN: 978-1-61719-085-8
This work is a study of Dimitrie Cantemir (1673-1723), a Romanian prince who lived some 20 years in Istanbul and wrote a history of the Ottoman Empire.
$121.00 $72.60

Arabs and Ottomans

A Checkered Relationship
ISBN: 978-1-61719-089-6
Arabs and Ottomans is an anthology of articles by Professor Caesar Farah on Ottoman Syria and Yemen in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
$219.00 $131.40

Ottoman Studies and Archives in Greece

ISBN: 978-1-61719-090-2
Evangelia Balta, an expert on the Greeks in the Ottoman Empire, collects here her experiences in studying the Ottomans in Greece. She explores issues in historiography and archival research.
$118.00 $70.80

Once upon a Time Jews Lived in Kirklareli

The Story of the Adato Family, 1800-1934
ISBN: 978-1-61719-091-9
Erol Haker recounts the history of the Sephardic Jewish Adoto family, which originally hails from the town of Kirklareli. This is one of the few books to describe the Jewish population of Turkish Thrace.
$162.00 $97.20

From Istanbul to Jerusalem

The Itinerary of a Young Turkish Jew
ISBN: 978-1-61719-092-6
Erol Haker’s second book on Turkey’s Jews is the personal account of growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, when nationalist pressures on non-Turks were at their greatest.
$157.00 $94.20

Historical Image of the Turk in Europe, 15th Century to the Present

Political and Civilisational Aspects
ISBN: 978-1-61719-093-3
The European view of “the Turk” is taken up in this series of articles, which address the representations of Turks and Turkey from the Ottoman period until the present.
$164.00 $98.40

Ottoman Reforms and Social Life

Reflections from Salonica, 1830-1850
ISBN: 978-1-61719-094-0
This work is a study of the city of Salonica in the nineteenth century, a period during which the Tanzimat reforms were being introduced across the Ottoman Empire.
$150.00 $90.00

The Turkish Straits and the Great Powers

From the Montreux Convention to the Early Cold War, 1936-1947
ISBN: 978-1-61719-095-7
This book studies the Great Power rivalries of the twentieth century concerning Soviet access to the Turkish Straits and the impact they had on the relations with Turkey.
$146.00 $87.60

Rethinking the Late Ottoman Empire

A Comparative Social and Political History of Albania and Yemen, 1878-1918
ISBN: 978-1-61719-096-4
This collection of Isa Blumi’s essays comprises one historian’s attempts at understanding the late Ottoman Empire through a series of studies of Ottoman Albania and Yemen.
$136.00 $81.60

Said Halim Pasha

Ottoman Statesman and Islamist Thinker (1865-1921)
ISBN: 978-1-61719-097-1
Ahmet Seyhun’s study of Prince Said Halim Pasha is a pioneering work on one of the Ottoman Empire’s leading statesmen and Islamist thinkers of the early twentieth century.
$133.00 $79.80

Village, Town and People in the Ottoman Balkans, 16th-mid-19th Century

ISBN: 978-1-61719-098-8
Stefka Parvena, an expert in the Ottoman Balkans, brings together her past work on economic development and denominational relations in pre-nineteenth century Bulgaria in a series of essays.
$142.00 $85.20

The Ottoman Empire, the Balkans, the Greek Lands

Towards a Social and Economic History
ISBN: 978-1-61719-099-5
This volume is a collection of essays written in honor of Professor John C. Alexander on the topic of the Ottoman Balkans and the Ottoman Greek community.
$173.00 $103.80

British Consular Reports from the Ottoman Levant in an Age of Upheaval, 1815-1830

ISBN: 978-1-61719-100-8
This book is a case study of British diplomatic activities at several of its consulates in the Ottoman Empire, focusing on the reports files from the stations to the Foreign Office.
$155.00 $93.00

A Scapegoat for all Seasons

The Dönmes or Crypto-Jews of Turkey
ISBN: 978-1-61719-101-5
Rifat Bali’s A Scapegoat for All Seasons considers the increase in the Turkish public’s interest in Dönmes, or Crypto-Jews, who are alleged by nationalists to secretly control the Turkish republic.
$186.00 $111.60

Trade and Money

The Ottoman Economy in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
ISBN: 978-1-61719-102-2
Trade and Money is an economic history of the Ottoman world in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
$176.00 $105.60

A Quest for Belonging

Anatolia Beyond Empire and Nation (19th-21st Centuries)
ISBN: 978-1-61719-103-9
A Quest for Belonging collects Hans-Lukas Kieser’s works on identities and nationalities in late-Ottoman Anatolia and how their destruction during the First World War continues to resonate today.
$206.00 $123.60

Ottoman History as World History

ISBN: 978-1-61719-104-6
This volume is a collection of essays by Huri Islamoglu which argue that Ottoman history must be read as a part of world history.
$149.00 $89.40

Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans

ISBN: 978-1-61719-105-3
Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans collects together the work of Justin McCarthy on Ottoman demographics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
$163.00 $97.80

Turkish Language Contacts in Southeastern Europe

Articles in Italian, German, French, and English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-106-0
Matthias Kappler writes in this collection of essays on language contacts and multilingual spaces as they existed in Istanbul, the Balkans and Greece.
$155.00 $93.00

Studies in Ottoman Literature, History and Orientalism (1500-1923)

Poetry, Histogriography, Biography and Autobiography
ISBN: 978-1-61719-107-7
This is the first volume of Jan Schmidt’s collection of essays on Ottoman history, literature and historiography.
$154.00 $92.40

Studies in Ottoman Literature, History and Orientalism (1500-1923)

Orientalists, Travellers and Merchants in the Ottoman Empire, Political Relations Between Europe and the Porte
ISBN: 978-1-61719-108-4
This is the second volume of Jan Schmidt’s collection of essays on Ottoman history, literature and historiography.
$222.00 $133.20