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Creating Images of a Turkish Past

by Melania Savino
Publisher: I. B. Tauris
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre:

What role do the narratives of the ancient past play in the modern Turkish Republic? How is the knowledge of this past constructed and displayed to the public? Melania Savino answers these questions through an analysis of the role of archaeology and its representation in the service of generating ne

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Historical Dictionary of Turkey

by Metin Heper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2018-05-23
Genre: History

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Turkey contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

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Art of Minorities

by Rey Virginie Rey
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Release Date: 2020-07-06
Genre: Art museums

How are issues related to identity representation negotiated in Middle Eastern and North African museums? Can museums provide a suitable canvas for minorities to express their voice? Can narratives change and stereotypes be broken and, if so, what kind of identities are being deployed? Against the b

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Muqarnas Volume 24

by Gülru Necipoglu
Publisher: BRILL
Release Date: 2007-11-26
Genre: Art

Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. In Muqarnas articles are being published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles de

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Orientalism Masquerade and Mozart s Turkish Music

by Matthew William Head
Publisher: Royal Musical Assoc
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Music

Matthew Head explores the cultural meanings of Mozart's Turkish music in the composer's 18th-century context, in subsequent discourses of Mozart's significance for 'Western' culture, and in today's (not entirely) post-colonial world. Unpacking the ideological content of Mozart's numerous representat

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