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This book examines the impact of improving EU-Turkey relations on Turkish political culture since Turkey became a candidate for EU membership in 1999. While a multi-party political system was introduced in Turkey in 1946, political liberalism was the missing part of Turkey's democratic consolidation. Turkish political culture valued submissiveness toward state authority and did not favor citizen participation.

Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union

This new book presents a bold and wide-ranging account of international affairs between 1945-1991, from the end of the Second World War to the close of the Cold War. It deals with the Cold War and détente, with decolonization and the Third World, and with the development of international organizations.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: The world since 1945 :, an international history

This eagerly-anticipated third edition builds on the established reputation of the Understanding series. It provides an accessible and intelligible text without compromising its high academic standards. Devices designed to help students study and revise effectively are used throughout, including useful tables and boxes; clear definitions of key terms; and helpful introductory and concluding sections in each chapter.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: Understanding American government and politics

In many ways, the European welfare state constituted a response to the new forms of social fracture and economic turbulence that were born out of industrialization-challenges that were particularly acute for groups whose integration into society seemed the most tenuous. Covering a range of national cases, this volume explores the relationship of weak social ties to poverty and how ideas about this relationship informed welfare policies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: Rescuing the vulnerable :, poverty, welfare and social ties in modern Europe

When Charles de Gaulle declared that "it is because we are no longer a great power that we need a grand policy," he neatly summarized France's predicament on the world scene. In this compact and engaging history, author Frederic Bozo deftly recounts France's efforts to reconcile its proud history and global ambitions with a realistic appraisal of its capabilities, from the aftermath of World War II to the present.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: French foreign policy since 1945 :, an introduction

Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recent years, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottoman policy or the scope of the killing. Consequently, surprisingly little is known about the actual experiences of the genocide's victims. Daily Life in the Abyss illuminates this aspect through the intertwined stories of two Armenian families who endured forced relocation and deprivation in and around modern-day Syria.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: Daily life in the abyss :, genocide diaries,

Four lectures with interrelated themes dealing with the fragmentation and of Western culture from the French Revolution onwards (particularly from the perspective of a perceived break with tradition, whether Jewish, Christian, Greek or Latin), with a meditation of what kind of future culture might develop over the course of time.

Four lectures with interrelated themes dealing with the fragmentation and of Western culture from the French Revolution onwards (particularly from the perspective of a perceived break with tradition, whether Jewish, Christian, Greek or Latin), with a meditation of what kind of future culture might develop over the course of time.

Modernist Writers and the Marketplace is a new research-level collection devoted to an exciting area in the history of the book. Focusing on Henry James, W.B. Yeats, Joseph Conrad, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis and the culture of the little magazine of the period, eleven contributors from six countries demonstrate new developments in the sociology of texts, the practice of literary biography, and textual criticism.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: Modernist writers and the marketplace

Sixteen original articles guide the reader through all aspects of the ancient mythic tradition and its influence around the world. The articles examine the forms and uses of myth in Greek oral and written literature, from the epic poetry of 8th century BC to the mythographic catalogues of the early centuries AD.

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: The Cambridge companion to Greek mythology

[This book] provides an extensive introduction to Athenian theatre, the form of the plays, and, as far as can be established, how the plays were performed. Then follows a background section on each playwright, a synopsis and commentary for each of the surviving plays and an outline of Aristotle's theories on drama

Anatolia Libraries catalog › Details for: A guide to Greek theatre and drama

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