Shop

Turkey: East Meets West

eBook (ePub)
(3 Ratings)
Price: $6.51
The city of Van on the Silk Road in eastern Anatolia, Turkey. It was hit by an earthquake on Sunday 23 October 2011. People were killed and many more made homeless. I went there a year later to see how well the city is recovering. Scharlie, my wife, came for the first week in Izmir where we stayed with Bahar, a former PhD student of mine, and her parents. With the help of a guide, Harun, I visited Van and Ergiş, which had suffered severe damage, and interviewed local Governors, urban planners, engineers, geologists, business people and residents about what is being done to boost the economy, deal with social problems and to plan for the future. I also made contact with engineers and planners in Izmir, Ankara and Istanbul to better understand how Turkey manages recovery. On my weekend off I hired a car and drove north up the Armenia border passed Mount Ararat as far the Kars, featured in Orhan Pamuk’s book ‘Snow’ and the ruined medieval capital of Armenia, Ani.
Available in ePub Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
There are no reviews for the current version of this product
Refreshing...
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product
Refreshing...

Product Details

ISBN
9781912460311
Edition
First
Published
August 5, 2018
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
5.98 MB
Product ID
23748693

Formats for this Ebook

ePub
Required Software Any ePub Reader
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Flowing Text
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

Keywords

Listed In

More From Stephen Platt & Scharlie Platt

see more >
Terra Firma Terra Firma By Stephen Platt Paperback:
$21.38 $10.69
Guatamala: Our man in Central America Guatamala: Our man in... By Stephen Platt Paperback:
$15.89 $13.51
Italy: Valleys of Rock Italy: Valleys of Rock By Stephen Platt Paperback:
$20.04 $19.04
India: Himalayan Sanctuaries India: Himalayan... By Stephen Platt Paperback:
$23.37 $22.20
Greece: Varasova Greece: Varasova By Stephen Platt & Scharlie Platt Paperback:
$17.07 $16.22