BOOKS RECEIVED: Taner Akcam and Umit Kurt, “The Spirit of the Laws: The Plunder of Wealth in the Armenian Genocide” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties during the genocide and subsequent… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Olga Demetriou, “Capricious Borders: Minority, Population, and Counter-Conduct Between Greece and Turkey” (Berghahn Books, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Borders of states, borders of citizenship, borders of exclusion. As the lines drawn on international treaty maps become ditches in the ground and roaming barriers in the air, a complex state apparatus is set… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Sillitoe, Paul, ed., “Sustainable Development: An Appraisal from the Gulf Region” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
With growing evidence of unsustainable use of the world’s resources, such as hydrocarbon reserves, and related environmental pollution, as in alarming climate change predictions, sustainable development is arguably the prominent issue of the 21st century. This volume gives a wide… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Iain R. Edgar, “The Dream in Islam: From Qur’anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
Buy from University Press Books The war in the Middle East is marked by a lack of cultural knowledge on the part of the western forces, and this book deals with another, widely ignored element of Islam-the role of dreams… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Nesecan Balkan, Erol Balkan and Ahmet Oncu, “The Neoliberal Landscape and the Rise of Islamist Capital in Turkey” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from University Press Books Islamist capital accumulation has split the Turkish bourgeoisie and polarized Turkish society into secular and religious social groupings, giving rise to conflicts between the state and political Islam. By providing a long-term historical perspective on… Read More
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