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The World’s 100 Most Important Places – An Illustrated Journey

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...

Anti-Turkish Propaganda in Western Books

Below is a commentary on a sample of books that Americans read and form a bad image of Turks and Turkey in their minds. We need to start acting to correct this situation by talking with the authors, the publishers, the promoters, the professors, the libraries...

Power, Faith and Fantasy – America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present

by Michael B. Oren, a senior American - Israeli fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem who lives there with his wife and three children. Published in 2007. The book is a survey of U.S. involvement in the Middle East over the...

Books on TURKS and TÜRKİYE in Pejorative Terms

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...

Rebel Land – Unraveling the Riddle of History in a Turkish Town (Varto)

By Christopher de Bellaigue, The Penguin Press, New York, 2010 The cover of the book includes a photograph of a man and his daughter, both sad looking, and praise for the book by Orhan Pamuk, “A finely written, brave, and very personal book.” These are...

The Turk in America, The Creation of an Enduring Prejudice By Justin McCarthy

The book, published in 2010 by the University of Utah, was introduced during the March 14-16 Turkish American Leadership Conference in Washington DC. I had gone through its 500 pages but not read it since some of the subjects in the book are already...