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Through the Window Pane - My Life By Morris Eisenberg
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Morey Eisenberg has led a remarkable life that has now become a snapshot of 20th century history. Born in 1922, Morris' life has spanned the horse and buggy to the age of WiFi and iPads. Born to... More > immigrant parents from Israel and Romania, Morris' life is also that of a Jew's journey in America from Ellis Island to success in a land of freedom. Along the way Morris went from dirt poor chicken farmer to millionaire. He traveled the world, met some amazing people. Lived through union strikes sitting with a gun in his backyard to protect his family and come to enjoy having his grandson's sitting on his knees. Journey through an American life -- the life through the window pane. . .< Less
Istanbul Guides 1 By Ali Akpinar
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Learn Turkish language yourself with Turkish language learning books. Improve your Turkish with Turkish easy reading books for intermediate learners. This book is a collection of İstanbul... More > guides including history of İstanbul, Asian Side, Bosphorus, Princes‘ Islands, Bosphorus tour, Sultanahmet Avenue and Turkish coffee. İstanbul Guide 1 is ideal for intermediate Turkish language learners who want to read easy Turkish texts and improve their reading skill as well as learn new vocabulary while reading. İstanbul Guides 1 can be used for self-study, study with your Turkish teacher or part of anintermediate Turkish course as a supplementary material.< Less
Gordion Awakened By Frank G. Matero
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Gordion Awakened represents the collective efforts of the Architectural Conservation Laboratory of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Museum of Archaeology and... More > Anthropology, and is intended to explore the benefits of interdisciplinary collaborative inquiry into the structures, context, conservation and interpretation of Gordion and its environs during the first four years of renewed site conservation activity. The papers presented illustrate the diverse research that has been required to document, analyze, and treat Gordion. This research addresses the practical problems the site now faces in its second half century of exposure. More generally, the work addresses philosophical and technical issues confronting all archaeological sites worldwide. It is hoped that this will offer those responsible for the conservation and management of archaeological sites, a model of approach and examples of best practices.< Less
Gordion Awakened By Frank G. Matero
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Gordion Awakened represents the collective efforts of the Architectural Conservation Laboratory of the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Museum of Archaeology and... More > Anthropology, and is intended to explore the benefits of interdisciplinary collaborative inquiry into the structures, context, conservation and interpretation of Gordion and its environs during the first four years of renewed site conservation activity. The papers presented illustrate the diverse research that has been required to document, analyze, and treat Gordion. This research addresses the practical problems the site now faces in its second half century of exposure. More generally, the work addresses philosophical and technical issues confronting all archaeological sites worldwide. It is hoped that this will offer those responsible for the conservation and management of archaeological sites, a model of approach and examples of best practices.< Less
All The Luxury of The World By Christopher Stewart
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After the destruction of a hidden city of priests in the Turkish mountains, a young survivor with an unusual relationship to the natural world takes up a role as attendant to a master spice trader in... More > Ker, a vast, sparsely populated land between Persia and India.< Less
33 Castles, Battles, Legends By Gábor Szántai
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Magnificent castles and legendary heroes from the age of Hungarian-Turkish wars. Europe was torn by religious and dynastic wars in the 16th century while the mighty Ottoman Empire was getting ready... More > to conquer the countries of the Christian world. The Hungarians had contributed vastly more than their share to the steady development of the European civilization in this time. The Hungarian-Ottoman War Series aims to make this age more popular in the English language. Let us meet and pay tribute to the generations of long-forgotten heroes. In this book, I have chosen thirty-three castles from those which used to guard the northern part of the Hungarian Kingdom against the Ottoman Empire. I described the history of these castles from the beginning until the 18th century and added a particular legend or battle, a siege that can be associated with the place. The legends and the battles were written as short history-fiction stories, based on the traceable facts.< Less
Makamlar: The Musical Scales of Turkey By Thomas Mikosch
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The Turkish art music, one of the greatest art musics in the world. Persians and Arabs both left deep traces in this music, which, despite its homophonic characteristic, inherits no harmony in the... More > classical sense, has brought it to an impressive harmonious wealth and has, with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire in Southeastern Europe and especially the Balkans, heavily influenced the musical cultures of those countries (e.g. Bulgaria). This book contains more than 50 of the most common makamlar and their scales. In addition, the Turkish comma system as well as the history of the makamlar, which can be traced from the Ottoman Empire through Arabia and Persia back to ancient Greece, is discussed in detail.< Less
All The Luxury of The World By Christopher Stewart
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After the destruction of a hidden city of priests in the Turkish mountains, a young survivor with an unusual relationship to the natural world takes up a role as attendant to a master spice trader in... More > Ker, a vast, sparsely populated land between Persia and India.< Less
Ghosts Like Us By Inez Baranay
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3 eras, 3 women: linked by Berlin, performance art, and a poem In the 1890s young poet Erika Kieler attends the most progressive artistic salon in Berlin to perform her poem inspired by a visitor... More > from the capital of the Ottoman Empire. In 1989, just before the Wall comes down, punk artist Trudi Zahn performs her own version of the same poem in an East Berlin club. And in 2009 Lottie Hoffmann prepares to perform Trudi’s work at a cabaret for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The story explores the drive for women’s authentic creativity and personal freedom, cross-cultural exchange, interpretations of history, artistic influence, and a universe in which ghosts appear.< Less
Sing The Long Sorrow By Vahan Gregory
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Lost in the midst of the violence of the First World War was a holocaust that differed from that of Hitler's only in its scale. The Turkish government let loose upon its own Armenian citizens its... More > horde of savage killers, recruited from its prisons, to execute one of history's most barbaric slaughters upon a peaceful and progressive people. They perpetrated the massacre of a million and a half of its three million Armenian population. During Hitler's planning of the extermination of the Jews, he is quoted by history as saying, "After all, who speaks nowadays of the massacre of the Armenians?" Vahan Gregory's SING THE LONG SORROW penetrates the events of this historic nightmare, and tells a moving tale of perpetrator and victim.< Less

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