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  • The Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage

    A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda

    By Jacob M. Landau

    This book, first published in 1971, details the Muhammad ‘Ārif manuscript which propagates the project of the Hejaz railway connecting Damascus with Medina and Mecca. The project has been seen as a specific, dramatic example of the phenomenon of growing Arab nationalism during the early years of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East

    By Carl Krueger

    This book, first published in 1932, conducts a thorough survey of the modern state of Turkey as it stood in the period between the wars. The author, an expert on the country, endeavoured to present a critical account of Turkey, and examines nationalism, the politics and economics of the young…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History

    Edited by Halil Berktay, Suraiya Faroqhi

    Debates on the world historical place of the Ottoman Empire in the last few decades have been conducted mainly in Turkey, but increasingly concepts have been introduced into the conversation from the study of European, Chinese and Central Asian history. This book, first published in 1992, examines…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau, Metin Heper

    Since the establishment in 1945 of a constitutional democracy, political parties have figured prominently in Turkish politics. This book, first published in 1991, examines the role they have played. Key features of the political culture of the Turkish republic have created dilemmas for multi-party…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Radical Politics in Modern Turkey

    By Jacob M. Landau

    The fact that the active and organized involvement of radical movements in Turkish politics is a recent development renders its investigation difficult. To be meaningful, the terms ‘Left’, ‘Right’ and ‘Islamist’ have to relate to specific situations, and against a background of freedom of action.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

    By Various

    Originally published between 1927 and 1933 the 15 volumes in this set cover the whole ground of the Revolution, the early history of Bolshevism and the state of Russia in the late 1920s and early 1930s. They present a broad panorama in which real problems are set against an historical background,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Bolshevist Russia

    By Anton Karlgren

    This book, originally published in English in 1927 deals with the social state of Russia after eight years of Bolshevist rule and influence up to the end of 1925. Laced with predictions of failure, the book is nonetheless prophetic in many ways. It discusses the limitations in practice of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Bolshevism in Perspective

    By J. de V. Loder

    Originally published in 1931 this volume is a level-headed account of the Bolshevik Revolution and Bolshevist Russia which covers the whole ground of the Revolution, the early history of Bolshevism and the state of Russia in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Based on two visits by the author to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Our Soviet Ally

    Essays

    Edited by Margaret Cole

    This book, originally published in 1943 deals with the features of Soviet life which the editor and contributors feel are of particular significance to Western readers. It describes the soviet political system and gives an account of the institutions of soviet economic life, the principles on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russia To-Day

    What Can We Learn From It?

    By Sherwood Eddy

    Originally published in 1934, this book was the result of an extensive knowledge of Russia, based on many visits under the Czarist regime and the Bolshevik government. Choosing his own interpreters, the author interviewed friends and foes of the government, Russians and foreigners, in all walks of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russian Minds in Fetters

    By S. Mackiewicz

    Originally published in 1932, the author, a Polish journalist, in this book directs his hostility against the fundamentals of Bolshevism, but nonetheless achieves impartiality. With regard to Russian culture, Soviet Russia appears to the author as the home of an almost Victorian puritanism. Daily…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

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