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From the Khan's Oven

Eren Tasar, Allen J. Frank, and Jeff Eden
Brill, 2021

Turkish-Russian Relations: Competition and Cooperation in Eurasia

Fatma Asli Kelikitli
Routledge (July, 2019)

A History of the Second Türk Empire (ca. 682-745 AD)

Hao Chen
Brill, 2021

This book is an outstanding work of scholarship, which builds on a...

Coming of Age in Iran Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Hashemi, Manata ​
NYU Press (May, 2020)

Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang, Revised and Updated, Revised and Updated Edition

James A. Millward
Columbia University Press, 2021 December

Since antiquity, the vast Central Eura...

Mongol Caucasia Invasions, Conquest, and Government of a Frontier Region in Thirteenth-Century Eurasia (1204-1295)

Lorenzo Pubblici
Brill, 2021

The work focuses on...

The Persian Prison Poem: Sovereignty and the Political Imagination

Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim On The Silk Road

Sally Wriggins
Routledge, 2021

The saga of the seventh-century Chi...

Ethnic Boundaries in Turkish Politics: The Secular Kurdish Movement and Islam

Sarigil, Zeki
NYU Press (September, 2018)

Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam: Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith

Sarwar Alam
Routledge (2021, March)


It has been argued that the mystical Sufi form of Islam is the most sensitive to ot...

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