Istanbul: between the global and the local
This groundbreaking volume investigates the processes of globalization in Istanbul, one of the oldest and grandest of world cities. Explaining the course of the conflicts and the compromises involved in maintaining a precarious urbanity, this theoretically informed volume focuses on the fields of struggle ranging from politics to heritage, humor to music, public space to housing.
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Global Era Ayfer Bartu
Dreams of Political Islam Tanil Bora
and Identity in the Politics of Secularism versus
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