A Book by Faruk Pekin and Hayri Fehmi Yılmaz, NTVYayinlari, March 2008, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey is home to unmatched geography and historical and cultural heritage. The greater landmass, Anatolia (Anadolu), referred to as ‘’where the sun rises’’, is also known as the ‘’Cradle of Civilisations’’... Many different people, tribes and...
This book tells about what happened to the Greeks of Anatolia at the end of First World War. For many years the Greek version of events misled the people, never accepting that it was a blunder on their part and caused untold death and destruction in Anatolia and resettlement...
The launch is scheduled to take place at the Kingsway Hall Hotel in Covent Garden on the evening of 19th April 2012. This is to help celebrate with the book launch commemorating the establishment of the first Turkish Association in which the former President of Northern Cyprus Mr. Rauf...
A new book has been added to the long list of excellent books published by National Geographic over the years. The latest one prepared by the book division is: Food Journeys of a Lifetime – 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe. The oversize book has 320 pages and begins...
Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 175 Fifth Avenue, NY The author, Taner Akcam, is a Turkish and a German citizen. He was born in Ardahan in 1953, in eastern Anatolia, whose father was a very respected educator and writer, Dursun Akcam, who died several years ago and buried without...
The American professor, Justin McCharty, in his book ‘’Who are the Turks’’, prepared for teachers, begins Lesson 1 with the following statement: History books tend to represent the Turks in a somewhat negative fashion and current newspapers, especially in Europe, refer to Turks in pejorative (1) terms. However, the...
Time magazine has added another interesting book to it series on different subjects. The World’s 100 Most Important Places is an interesting work edited by Richard Stengel but unfortunately includes only one place from Turkiye, the most historical country and the centre of the world. The places have been presented...
This is a 702-page monumental book with everything that one may want to know about the alleged Armenian genocide and the Turkish-Armenian relations over the years, mostly based on non-Turkish sources. It is also a must reading for anyone who wants to write about this controversial issue and plans...
A 2-day Symposium on the 1909 Adana Incidents was held at the Turkish Historical Society (THS) offices in Ankara. Following the opening speeches by Prof. Dr Ali Birinci, the President of THS, and Kemal Cicek, the head of the Armenian Research Desk at THS, Kemal Cicek made the first presentation,...
Open Letter to Katherina Branning in the United States of America on her book, ‘’Yes, I would Love Another Cup of Tea: An American Woman’s Letters to turkey’’ After receiving notices from perhaps over a dozen websites and friends, including TAC Alumni Association group and the Association of Turkish-American Architects,...