Best Books On Turkey (Turkish Society, History, and Culture)
Non-fiction books about Turkey or produced by Turkish writers (social science & humanities)
1 Istanbul: Memories and the ...
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2 Crescent and Star: Turkey B...
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3 The Ottoman Empire: The Cla...
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4 Anatolian Days and Nights: ...
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5 My Name is Red
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6 1453: The Holy War for Cons...
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7 Turkey, the Raw Guide
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8 The New Life
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9 Modern Türkiye'de Siyasi Dü...
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10 The Decline and Fall of the...
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11 Snow
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12 Byzantium
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12 The Oxford History of Byzan...
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14 Byzantium: The Decline and ...
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15 The Kite Runner
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16 The Black Book
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17 Sailing from Byzantium: How...
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17 The Middle Sea
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19 The White Castle
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20 The Museum of Innocence
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21 Memed, My Hawk (İnce Memed,...
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22 A Shameful Act: The Armenia...
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22 A Mind at Peace
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24 A Peace to End All Peace: T...
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25 Turkey: The Land of the Cre...
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26 A Time to Keep Silence
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26 Peace Be upon You: The Stor...
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28 Örgütleşemeyen Kent: İzmir
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29 Düzenin Yabancılaşması: Bat...
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30 Turkey from Empire to Revol...
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31 Money Makes Us Relatives: W...
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32 Modern Türkiye'de Siyasi Dü...
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32 Paradise Rediscovered: The ...
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32 Gidiyorum Bu
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32 حياة أميرة عثمانية في المنفى
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32 The Redhouse Guide to the B...
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37 The Lords Of The Golden Horn
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37 Paradise Rediscovered: The ...
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37 Bodrum Peninsula Travel Gui...
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37 Discovery Guide to Eastern ...
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41 Türkiye'de Devlet ve Sınıflar
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41 Paradise Rediscovered: The ...
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41 Şah & Sultan
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41 Strolling Through Istanbul:...
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45 Türkiye Cumhuriyeti'nde Tek...
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45 Count Belisarius
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45 Aşkname
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45 Black Sea
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49 The Development of Seculari...
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49 Constantinople: The Forgott...
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49 Classic Turkish Cooking
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49 Scotch and Holy Water
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53 Türkiye'de Toplum ve Siyaset
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53 Seven Landmarks of the World
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53 Sen Şimdi Gidecen Ya Cehenn...
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56 Yeni Osmanlı Düşüncesinin D...
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56 Istanbul and the Civilizati...
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56 What Life Was Like Amid Spl...
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56 Efsane
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60 Modern Türkiye'de Siyasi Dü...
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60 Byzantium: The Early Centuries
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60 Venetians in Constantinople...
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60 Bizim Büyük Çaresizliğimiz
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64 Türkiye'de Sol Akımlar (190...
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64 Byzantium: The Apogee
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64 Iznik: The Artistry of Otto...
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64 Yerim Seni Öss
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68 Türkiye'de Sol Akımlar (192...
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69 Teorik Yazılar
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69 A Short History of Byzantium
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69 Little Bee
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72 Modernleşen Türkiye'nin Tarihi
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72 The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a ...
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74 Türkiye İktisat Tarihi 1908...
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75 Hagia Sophia: Architecture,...
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76 Devlet, Ocak, Dergah 12 Eyl...
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76 The Fall of Constantinople:...
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78 Ağa, Şeyh, Devlet
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78 The Fall of Constantinople ...
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80 Devlet ve Kuzgun: 1990'lard...
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81 1980'li Yıllarda Türkiye'de...
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81 The Fourth Crusade and the ...
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83 Müstakbel Türk'ten Sözde Va...
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83 The Ottoman Centuries
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85 Social Power and the Turkis...
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86 Kapitalizm, Sınıflar ve Devlet
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86 The Ottoman Empire and Earl...
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88 Devlet ve İşadamları
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88 Constantinople: City of the...
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90 Dünya Ekonomisi İçinde Türk...
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91 Paradigmanın İflası
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91 Defenders of the Faith: Cha...
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93 Intimate Outsiders: The Har...
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94 From Empire to Republic: Tu...
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95 The Ottoman Empire and the ...
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95 Turkey: From the Seljuks to...
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97 The Ottoman Empire, 1300 16...
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98 Faces of the State: Secular...
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98 The New Turkey: The Quiet R...
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100 Modernlik Nostaljisi
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message 1: by Miss Jimenez (new)

Miss Jimenez Awesome list! I'm currently doing a project on Turkish history and this has been very helpful.


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Anil Hunger Games??? Seriously???


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Christa What a wonderfully compiled list!


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