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Selected Bibliography on Turkey

Art, Architecture and Music

Pamuk, Orhan (translated by Guneli Gun) The Black Book, Harvest Books, San Diego, CA, 1996

Seal, Jeremy A Fez of the Heart,Harvest Books, San Diego, CA, 1996

Atil, Esin (Ed.) Turkish Art, Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institutions, 1980.

Browning, Robert. Magam. Music of the Islamic World and its Influences. New York, NY: Alternative Museum, 1984.

Goodwin, Godfrey. A History of Ottoman Architecture. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971.

Inalcik, Halil. The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age, 1300 - 1600, New Rochelle, NY: Aristide D. Caratzas, 1990.

Kostof, Spiro. Caves of God: Cappadocia and Its Churches. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Petsopoulos, Yanni (Ed.), Tulips, Arabesques and Turbans: Decorative arts from the Ottoman Empire. London: Alexandria Press, 1982.

Turkey: Ancient Miniatures. New York Graphic Society by arrangement with UNESCO, 1961.

Contemporary Life

Basgoz, Ilhan and Cigdem Kagitcibasi, eds. Sex Roles, Family and Community in Turkey. Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1982.

Halman, Talat. The Turkish Americans. (The People of North America Service), New York., NY: Chelsea House, 1990

Orga, Irfan. Portrait of a Turkish Family. (Eland Travel Classics Service), New York, NY: Hippocrene Books, 1989.

Unat, Nermin Abadan. Women in Developing World: Evidence from Turkey. (World Affairs Service: Volume 22, Book 1), Denver, CO: Monograph series, University of Denver, 1986

History --Early Ottoman History

Bryer, Anthony and Heath Lowry. Continuity and Chage in Late Byzantine and Early Ottoman Society. Birmingham, England & Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 1986.

Lindner, Rudi Paul, Nomads and Ottomans in Medieval Anatolia. Bloominton, IN: Indiana University Research Center for Inner Asian Studies, 1983.

History -- The Ottoman Empire

Braude, Benjamin and Bernard Lewis (eds.), Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire: The Functioning of a Plural Society. New York, NY: Holmes & Meier. Two volumes, 1982.

Davison, Roderic H. Turkey. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1968 (reprinted Eothem Press, England, 1985)

Itzkowitz, Norman, Ottoman Empire and Islamic Tradition. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf 1972. (reprinted 1968).

Inross, John Patrick, Lord. The Ottoman Centuries: The Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire. New York, NY: Morrow quil Paperbacks, 1977.

Kuran, Aptullah. Sinan: The Grand Old Master of Ottoman Architecture. Washington, DC: Institute of Turkish Studies, 1987.

Lewis, Bernard. The Emergence of Modern Turkey. (Second Editon), New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1968 (reprinted 1984).

McCarthy, Justin. Muslims and Minorities: The Population of Ottoman Anatolia and the End of the Empire. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1983.

McCarthy, Justin and Carolyn McCarthy. Turks and Armenians: A Manual on the Armenian Question. Washington, DC: Assembly of American Turkish Associations, 1990.

Ottoman Empire in Drawings. Historical Research Foundation. Istanbul Research Center, 1987.

Shaw, Stanford. History of Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey: Volume 1. Empire of the Gazis: the Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Empire, 1280 - 1808. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1976 (reprinted 1984).



Emre, Yunus. Yunus Emre and His Mystical Poetry. Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1981.

Evin, Ahmet O. Origins and Development of the Turkish Novel. Minneapolis, MN: Biblioteca Islamica, 1983.

Halman, Talat Sait, Contemporary Turkish Literature: Fiction and Poetry. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1982.

Menemencioglu, Nermin (ed.), The Penguin Book of Turkish Verse. London, England: Penguin Books, 1978.

Pocketful of Turkish Proverbs. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Libraries.

Uysal, Ahmet & Warren S. Walker. Tales Alive in Turkey. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 1990.

Walker, Barbara ( retold by). A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children. Linnet Books, 1988.

The Republic of Turkey

Barchard, David. Turkey and the West. London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1985.

Harris, George, Turkey: Coping with Crisis. Westview Press, 1985.

Kinross, John Patrick, Lord. Ataturk: The Rebirth of a Nation. London, 1962.

Oz, Yilmas (translated). Quotations from Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Turkey, 1982.

Rustow, Dandwart. Turkey: America's Forgotten Ally. New York, NY: Council on Foreign Affairs, 1987.

Snyder, Jed. Defending the Fringe: Nato, the Mediterranean, and the Persian Gulf. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

Tachau, Frank, Turkey: The Politics of Authority, Democracy and Development. New York, NY: Praeger, 1984.

Turkish Islam and the Secular State. America Insitute Affairs. School of International Service. American University, 1984.

Turkish Islam and the Secular State. America Insitute Affairs. School of International Service. American University, 1984.

Walker, Barbara , et al. To Set Them Free: The Early Years of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Grantham, NH: Tompson & Rutter, Inc. 1981

Travel and Tourism

Peterson, Joan and David. Eat Smart in Turkey. Madison, Wisconsin.

Brosnahan, Tom. Turkey: A Travel Survival Kit. Berkeley, CA: Lonley Planet, 1985.

Bean, George. Aegean Turkey. (J. Murray, UK) North Pomfret, VT: David & Charles, 1989.

Bean, George Lycian Turkey. (J. Murray, UK) North Pomfret, VT: David & Charles, 1989.

Dindi, Hasan et al. Turkish Culture for Americans. Boulder, CO: International Concepts, 1989.

Freely, John Turkey. (Companion Guides). London, england: Collins, Second Revised Edition, 1984.

I Stand for Your Dreams (video). Courtesy of Turkish Embassy, Cultural and Tourism Councelor.

Walker, Barabara. An American Teenager Visits Turkey. (filmstrip and cassette). 1984.

Widig, Christopher. Turkey. Ministry of Tourism: Turkey, 1989.


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