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by Ergun Cagatay,Dogan Kuban


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Nowadays this is seen as a clash between cultures and Christian and Muslim faiths, but this books shows the not so well known facts of peaceful coexistence of Greek and Turkis communities.

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Munich, Berlin, London and New York, Prestel and The Hague, Prince Claus Fund Library, 2006 The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2,000 Years of Art and Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans. pp. 495. Munich, Berlin, London and New York, Prestel and The Hague, Prince Claus Fund Library, 2006. Volume 19 Issue 3 - İlker Aytürk. 118+ million publications.

Publisher's Description. It examines their social and political significance within a historical and modern context, and their relationships with other cultures.

Ergun Çağatay is a Turkish photographer and . Turkic-Speaking Peoples. Turkic-Speaking Peoples: 1500 Years of Art And Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans.

Ergun Çağatay is a Turkish photographer and photo-journalist of international renown. A professional photo-reporter working free lance for major international news agencies, his life changed dramatically when he was badly wounded in 1983 during the ASALA attack on the Turkish Airlines counter at the Orly airport outside of Paris. ağatay's long-cherished project was a book that would comprise a selection of photographs he took on Turks living in various parts of the world and scholarly essays by experts to go with the photographs.

ağatay began working in Central Asia in 1993. München, Berlin, London, New York: Prestel Verlag, 2006. He has traveled so far more than 150,000 kilometers in the region, and taken more than 40,000 photographs. ağatay, Ergun and Doğan Kuban, eds.

The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2,000 Years of Art And Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans. by Ergun Cagatay and Doğan Kuban.

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The Turks in World History by Findley, Carter Vaughn; The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2,000 Years of Art and Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans by Çağatay, Ergun and Doğan Kuban. DOI: 1. 979/jottturstuass. Domenico's Istanbul by Domenico Hierosolimitano, Geoffrey Lewis, Michael Austin.

The Turkic Speaking Peoples. 1,500 Years of Art And Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans. Published December 30, 2006 by Prestel Publishing.

The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2000 Years of Art and Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans. A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia. Vol. 1, Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998

The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2000 Years of Art and Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans. Munich: Prestel, 2006. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998. Di Cosmo, Nicola, Allen J. Frank, and Peter B. Golden, eds. The Cambridge History of Inner Asia: The Chinggisid Age. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Findley, Carter V. The Turks in World History.

From the first nomadic tribes migrating from central Asia to the Mediterranean, through the rise of the Seljuk and the Ottoman Empire, to the present day, this book explores the traditions and cultural practices of the Turkic speaking peoples. It examines their social and political significance within a historical and modern context, and their relationships with other cultures. This lavishly illustrated volume, featuring images from an award-winning photographer, allows readers to discover a civilization and understand its role in the world today.

Comments: (4)

FRAY
Excellent scholarship on Turkish culture

Today I opened this huge book and I am truly amazed about the range of articles and high quality of the contributions. Abundant illustrations accompany the texts. This books made me feel like packing my bags and visit all the places that are mentioned, like Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia or Turkey.

Besides the description of the Turkic languages and history of the Turkic peoples this book focuses on several topic that are highly relevant for contemporary Europe, like the relationship between the Turks and Arabs and the political situation in Anatolia following the Turkic invasion. Nowadays this is seen as a clash between cultures and Christian and Muslim faiths, but this books shows the not so well known facts of peaceful coexistence of Greek and Turkis communities.

Also highly interesting and less known to most Europeans is the fact that a considerable portion of the population belongs to of the Alevi faith and its diverse branches in Turkey, which is a "liberal" islam. I can recommend also an article about the relation between Europe and Turkey.I saw also a nice article about Manichaeism and Buddism among the Uighur Turks.

I have not started to look into the article on Turkish cuisine, but the description of pilav and other recipes are worth to try in your own kitchen.

With 500 pages and lots of illustrations on a wide range of subjects this book should be interesting enough for everyone, even people who consider themselves experts on Turkish culture. Highly recommended!
Sarin
This is a very beautiful and informative book, but the editing and proofreading leave quite a lot to be desired. The typographical errors are too numerous to list, as are examples of lack of consistency in transcription and spelling. It would certainly have been less confusing to readers if the information in the various articles had been correlated so that contradictions did not occur. For example, Talat Tekin, in his chapter, "Present-Day Turkic Peoples and Their Languages," says that "Karay [Karaim] is now a dead language," yet Éva Csató Johanson, in her contribution to the book, "The Karaims: The Smallest Group of Turkic-Speaking Peoples," quite correctly states that Karaim is an endangered language, but is still alive and spoken by Karaites/Karaims in Lithuania, as well as by some elderly people in Halich, in addition to Dr. Csató's comment that the Karaites/Karaims of the Crimea are trying to revive their dialect of the language. There is also some data on the origin and history of the Karaites/Karaims of the former Soviet Union that is presented as fact, although scholars have been hotly debating these issues for quite some time.

The book undoubtedly has a large number of wonderful photographs and much useful textual material, but unfortunately, in many respects, its scholarly value is somewhat limited, not to say questionable.
Maveri
Very impressive pictures and good overview. Even new beginners in Turkology can understand the basic concepts. Not detailed but gives certain taste of Turkic world. Strongly advise to everyone who is willing to learn about the TURKS and TURKIC(TURKISH) WORLD.
Oso
With its informative content & very well chosen photos the readers will have a better understanding of the Turks and their culture. Every chapter will let the reader get another book about its content and it will remain as the reference on Turks for a very long time.
The Turkic Speaking Peoples: 2,000 Years of Art And Culture from Inner Asia to the Balkans download epub
Photography & Video
Author: Ergun Cagatay,Dogan Kuban
ISBN: 3791335154
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Language: English
Publisher: Prestel Pub (December 30, 2006)
Pages: 495 pages