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BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Bibliography of Selected Books and References
for Further Reading on Various Aspects of Turkish Culture

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  • Akbank, and Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art. Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art. Turkey: Akbank Cultural and Art Publications, 2000.

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  • Aksit, Ilhan. Topkapi. Istanbul, Turkey: Aksit Culture and Tourism Publications, 1983.

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  • Akurgal, Ekrem. The Art and Architecture of Turkey. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1980.

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  • Akar, Azade. Treasury of Turkish Designs. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1988.

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  • Akin, Nur. Balkanlarda Osmanli Donemi Konutlari. Istanbul: Literaturkitabevi, 2001.

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  • Algar, Ayla. Classical Turkish Cooking. Ed.1. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.

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  • Algar, Ayla Esen. The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking. London: Kegan Paul International, 1985.

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  • Allane, Lee. Kilims a Buyer’s Guide. London: Thames and Hudson, 1995. . Arsel, Semahat. Timeless Tastes. Istanbul, Turkey: Vehbi Koc Vakfi, 1999.

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  • Asian Costumes and Textiles. Milano, Italy: Skira Editore S.p.A., 2001.

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  • Askeri Muze, Atesli Siahlar Katalogu, Military Museum, Harbiye, Istanbul, undated.

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  • Atis, Sarah Moment. Semantic Structuring in the Modern Turkish Short Story. Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1983.

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  • Atasoy, Nurhan. A Garden for the Sultan, Aygaz, Istanbul, 2002.

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  • Atasoy, Nurhan, and Filiz Cagman. Turkish Miniature Painting. NO.44. Istanbul: Publications of the R.C.D. Cultural Institute, 1974.

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  • Atasoy, Nurhan, and Julian Raby. Iznick. London: Alexandria Press, 1989.

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  • Ayyildiz, Ugur. Contemporary Hand Made Turkish Carpets. Turkey: NET Turizm Ticaret and Sanayi A.S., 1982.

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  • Ayyildiz, Ugur. Contemporary Hand Made Turkish Carpets. Ed. 23rd. Istanbul, Turkey: NET Turistik Yayinlar A.S., 1982.

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  • Ayyildiz, Ugur. Contemporary Hand Made Turkish Carpets. Ed. 15th. Istanbul, Turkey: Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S., 1987.

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  • Ayyildiz, Ugur. Turkish Carpets. Ed. 3rd. Istanbul, Turkey: NET Turistik Yayinlar A.S., 1986.

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  • Bandsma, Arend asnd Robin Brandt. FlatWeaves of Turkey. Bathurst, Australia: Crawford House Press Pty Ltd, 1995.

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  • Barillair, Diana, and Ezio Godoli. Istanbul 1990. New York: Rizzoli, 1996.

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  • Basan, Ghillie. Classic Turkish Cooking. New York: St. Martin’s press, 1997.

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  • Bayramoglu, Fuat. Turkish Glass Art and Beykoz-Ware. Istanbul, Turkey: RCD Cultural Institute, 1976.

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  • Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch. Flatweaves. Germany: Verlag Uta Hulsey, 1982.

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  • Bidder, Hans. Carpets from Eastern Turkestan. Accokeek, Maryland: Washington International Associates, 1979.

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  • Brown, L. Carl. Imperial Legacy. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

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  • Cahen, Claude. Pre-Ottoman Turkey. New York: Tapling Publishing Company, 1968.

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  • Chambers, Richard L., and Gunay Kut. Contemporary Turkish Short Stories. Minneapolis: Bibliotheca Islamica., 1977.

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  • Cootner, Cathryn. Flat-Woven Textiles. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, 1981.

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  • Cribb, Roger. Nomads in Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

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  • Demir, Omer. Cappadocia The Cradle of Civilization: International Society for the Investigation of Ancient Civilizations, 1995.

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  • Davies, Peter. Antique Kilims of Anatolia. New York, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000.

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  • Dall’Oglio, Marion and Clara. Turkish Rugs in Transylvania. London: Crosby Press, 1977.

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  • Denny, Walter B. Anatolian Carpets. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, 2002.

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  • Derman, M. Ugur. Letters In Gold. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998.

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  • Dimensions. The Turkish Journal of Fine Arts. Ankara, Turkey: Torunoglu Offset Printing Co, 1983.

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  • Eren N. The Art of Turkish Cooking, Hippocrene Books, New York, 1969.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet. The Seljuks. Istanbul: 1991.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet. In Pursuit of Excellence. Istanbul: Ertug, 1993.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet. Turkish Carpets. Istanbul: Ertug, 1996.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet and Koluk. Topkapi The palace of Felicity. Istanbul: Ertug & Koluk.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet and Kocabiyik. Reflections of Paradise. Istanbul: Ertug& Kocabiyik, 1995.

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  • Ertug, Ahmet and Kocabiyik. Gardens of paradise. Istanbul: Ertug & Kocabiyik.

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  • Glassie, Henry. Turkish Traditional Art Today. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1993.

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  • Goodwin, Godfrey. A History of Ottoman Architecture. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Edirnekapisinda Bir Ornek. Istanbul, Turkey: Istanbul Kitapligi, 1985.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Safranbolu. Istanbul, Turkey: Touring and automobile Club of Turkey, 1997.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Yildiz Parc and Malta Pavilion. Ed. 2nd. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu, 1983.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Eski Istanbul Arabalari. Istanbul, Turkey: Turiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Lale ve Istanbul. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayini, 1980.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Kayiklar. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayini.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Sogukcesme Sokagi. Istanbul: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu, 1989.

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  • Gulersoy, Celik. Lale Ve Istanbul. Istanbul: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayini, 1980.

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  • Guner, Sami. Turkey. Turkey: Misirli matbaacilik ve Ambalaj Sanayii ve Tipcart A.S., 1981.

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  • Gurkan, Olcay Turkan. Yoresel Turk Mutfagi, Yaylim Yayincilik, Istanbul.

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  • Gursu, Nevber. The Art of Turkish Weaving Designs Through the Ages. Istanbul: Red House Press, 1988.

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  • Guzel, Hasan Celal, Oguz Cem, Karatay Osman, Editors, The Turks, 6 volumes, Yeni Turkiye Publications, Istanbul, 2002.

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  • Hengirmen, Mehmet. Bodrum Gokova The Blue Voyage. Ankara: Engin, 1989.

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  • Holmes, George. Medieval Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

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  • Holod, Renata, and Ahmet Evin. Modern Turkish Architecture. USA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984.

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  • Hotham, David. The Turks. London: Cox & Wyman Ltd, 1972.

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  • Haskan, M. Nermi. Istanbul Hamamlari. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayinlari, 1995.

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    Ionescu, Stefano. Antique Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania. Stefano Ionescu, Rome: 2005.
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  • Iz, Fahir. An Anthology of Modern Turkish Short Stories. Minneapolis: Bibliotheca Islamica Inc., 1990.

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  • Johanstone, Pauline. Turkish Embroidery. Unknown: Victorica and Albert Museum, 1985.

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  • Johnstone, Pauline. Turkish Embroidery. Unknown: Victoria and ALbert Museum, 1985.

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  • Kaffel, Ralph. Caucasian Prayer Rugs. London, England: Laurence King Publishing, 1998.

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  • Kaya, Reyhan. Turk Yazmacilik Sanati. Istanbul: Turkiye Is Bankasi Kultur Yayinlari, 1988.

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  • Keyes, Donald D. From Desert and Oasis: Arts of the People of Central Asia. Athens, Georgia: Georgia Museum of Art, 1998.

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  • Kosk, Cinili. Turkish Tiles and Ceramics. Istanbul, Turkey: Turizm Yayinlari, 1991.

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  • Koz, Sabri. Torn is teh Curtain, Shattered is the Screen, the Satge all in Ruins. Yapi Kredi Karagoz Kollection, YKY, 2004, Istanbul.

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  • Kreissl, Rainer. Art as Tradition. Czech Republic: Hirmer Verlag Munchen, 1995.

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  • Kuban, Dogan. Istanbul an Urban History. Istanbul: Economic and Social History Foundation of Turkey, 1996.

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  • Kucukerman, Onder. Das Alttturkische Wohnhaus. Istanbul, Turkey: Touring and Automobile Club of Turkey, 1985.

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  • Kucukerman, Onder. Glass Beads. Ed. 1st. Istanbul, Turkey: Touring and Automobile Club Association, 1988.

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  • Kumbaracilar, Izzet. Serpuslar. Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayini, unknown.

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  • Kut, Inci. Turkish Cookery. Net Turistik Yayinlar, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002.

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  • Krody, Sumru Belger. Flowers of Silk & Gold. wasington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, 2000.

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  • Laqueur, Hans-Peter. Istanbul’da Osmanli Mezarliklari ve Mezar Taslari. Istanbul, Turkey: Tarih Vakfi yurt yayinlari, 1993.

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  • Levey, Michael. The World of Ottoman Art. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1975.

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  • Lindner, Rudi Paul. Nomads and Ottomans IN medieval Anatolia. Bloomington: Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies, 1983.

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  • Magi, Giovanna, and Giuliano Valdes. All of Turkey. Florence, Italy: Bonechi, 1993.

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  • Mahir, Banu. Turkish Calligraphy. Istanbul, Turkey: N. Refioglu Publications, none.

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  • Moshkova, V.G. Carpets of the People of Central Asia. Tucson, Arizona: George W.O'Bannon, 1996.

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  • Mourad, Kenize. Living in Istanbul. Pairs: Flammarion, 1994.

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  • Mango, Andrew. Ataturk. Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 1999.

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  • Nadir, Aysegul, Imperial ottoman Fermans, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul, Turkey, 1987.

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  • Nesin, Aziz. Turkish Stories from Four Decades. Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1991.

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  • Necipoglu, Gulru. Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power the Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century. New York: The Architectural History Foundation, Inc., 1991.

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  • Ozbel, Kenan. Knitted Stockings from Turkish villages. Ankara, Turkey: Cultural Publications, 1981.

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  • Ozcan, Tuzun. Historical Costumes of Turkish Women. Middle East Video Corporation, Istanbul, Turkey, 1986.

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  • Ozel, Mehmet. Turkish Folkloric Costumes. Fine Arts Development Foundation of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 1992.

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  • Ozel, Mehmet. Turkiye'nin Saheserleri/Masterpieces of Turkey. Turkey: Ministry of Culture.

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  • Ozen, Mine Esiner. Piri Reis and His Charts. Istanbul, Turkey: N. Refioglu Publications, 1998.

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  • Ozendes, Engin. The Last Ottoman Capital Istanbul. Istanbul: Yapi-endustri Merkezi Yayinlari, 1999.

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  • Ozpalabiyiklilar, Selahattin. Coffee, Pleasures Hidden in a Bean: Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, 2001, Istanbul.

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  • Oztopcu, Kurtulus. Dictionary of the Turkic Languages. London: Routledge, 1996.

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  • Pasa, Arif Mehmed. Osmanli Imparatorlugunda Makamlar ve Kiyafetler. Unknown: Galatasary Holding.

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  • Pavord, Anna. The Tulip the story of a flower that has made men mad. Ed. 1999. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1999.

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  • Peterson, Joan. Eat Smart in Turkey. Ginko Press, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin.

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  • Petsopoulos, Yanni. Kilims. New York: Rizzoli International, Inc., 1991.

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  • Petsopoulos, Yanni. Tulips, Arabesques & Turbans. New York: Abbeville Press, 1982.

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  • Pinner, Robert and Murray L. Eiland, Jr. Between the Black Desert and the Red. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums, 1999.

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  • Pope, Nicole and Huge. Turkey Unveiled. Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 1997.

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  • Renda, Gunsel, and Turan Erol. Cagdas Turk Resim Sanati Tarihi. Istanbul: Tiglat Sanat Galerisi, 1980.

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  • Rogers, J.M. Empire of the Sultans. Alexandria, Virginia: Art Services International, 2000.

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  • Rogers, J.M. Topkapi, Costumes et tissus brodes. Paris: Jaguar, 1987.

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  • Scarce, Jennifer. Domestic Culture in the Middle East. Richmond, Surrey: National Museums of Scotland, 1996.

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  • Schurmann, Ulrich. Caucasian Rugs. Poolesville, Maryland: Old 99 Associates, 1990.

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  • Shaw, Stanford. History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.

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  • Shay, Stanford J., and Ezel Kural Shaw. History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

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  • Sozen, Metin, and Semsi Guner. Turkish Decorative Arts. Istanbul: Hurriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacilik A.S., 1999.

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  • Stierlin, Henri. Turkey From the Seljuk’s to the Ottomans. Koln: Tascen, 1998.

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  • Sumer, Faruk, and Ahmet E. Uysal and Warren S. Walker. The Book of Dede Korkut. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1972.

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  • Sumner, Christina and Heleanor Feltham. Beyond The Silk Road. Haymarket, Australia: Powerhouse Publishing, 1999.

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  • Tamer, Y.M Cahide. Gebeze Coban Mustafa Pasa Kulliyesi Restorasyonu.

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  • Istanbul, Turkey: Turkiye Turing ve Otomobil Kurumu Yayinlari, 1999.

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  • Taylor, Roderick.Ottoman Embroidery. New York: Interlink Publishing Group, INC., 1993.

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  • Ther, Ulla. Floral Messages From Ottoman Court Embroideries to Anatolian Trousseau Chests. Ed. Temmen, 1993.

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  • Thompson, Jon. Carpets from the Tents, Cottages and Workshops of Asia. London: Laurence King Publishing, 1993.

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  • Titley, Norah M. Miniatures from Turkish Manuscripts. London: The British Library Board, 1981.

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  • Turkoglu, Sabahatting. The Topkapi Palace. Ed. 13th. Istanbul, Turkey: Turistik Yayinlar Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., 1989.

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  • Uckun, Ertugrul. The Dolmabahce Palace. Istanbul: Keskin Colour Ltd. Co. Printing House.

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  • Valcarenghi, Dario. Kilim History and Symbols. New York: Abbeville Publishing Group, 1994.

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  • Walker, Barbara K. The Art of Turkish Tale. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University Press, 1993.

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  • Walker, Barbara K. A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children. USA: Texas Tech University Press, 1988.

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  • Walker, Barbara K. Watermelons, Walnuts and the Wisdom of Allah and other tales of the hoca. Hong Kong: Texas Tech University Press, 1991.

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  • Yetkin, Serare. Historical Turkish Carpets. Istanbul, Turkey: Cultural Publications, 1981.

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  • Yohe, Ralph S, and H. McCoy Jones. Turkish Rugs. Washington DC: Textile Museum, 1968.

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  • Zilboorg, Anna. Fancy Feet. Asheville, North Carolina: Lark Books, 1994.

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    Zygulski, Zdzislaw JR. Ottoman Art in the Service of the Empire. New York: New York University Press, 1992.

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