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The passenger. Turkey

2021
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The best writing from Turkey, featuring long-form essays, investigative journalism, literary reportage and visual narratives, takes readers beyond the familiar stereotypes to portray a country's shifting culture and identity, its public debates, the sensibilities of its people, its burning issues, its pleasures and its pain.
Main title:
The passenger. Turkey / managing editor (English-language edition): Simon Smith.
Author:
Smith, Simon, editor
Imprint:
Milan : Iperborea S.r.l. and Europa Editions, [2021]©2021
Collation:
208 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps ; 24 cm
Notes:
Cover title.Map on front endpapers."For explorers of the world"--Front cover.Includes bibliographical references.
Credits:
Graphic design and art direction: Tomo Tomo and Pietro Buffa ; photography: Nicola Zolin ; illustrations: Edoardo Massa ; infographics and cartography: Pietro Buffa.
Contents:
Turkey in numbers -- The national obsession / Kaleydoskop -- The icon: Bülent Ersoy / Kaleydoskop -- The big dig / Elif Batuman -- Don't call them soap operas / Fatima Bhutto -- Turkey's thirty-year coup / Dexter Filkins -- Business á la Turca / Alev Scott -- Eros and Thanatos at the restaurant / Sema Kaygusuz -- Of jinns and light / Burhan Sönmez -- The roots of Turkish nationalism / Gerhard Schweizer -- Washing away history: Hasankeyf and the Ilisu Dam / Ercan y Yilmaz -- 'I rap Istanbul': from Kreuzberg to Turkey and back / Begüm Kovulmaz -- The sharp end of the pencil: satire in the age of Erdoǧan / Valentina Marcella -- Ultras united: how the Gezi Park protests brought the fans together / Stephen Wood -- A sign of the times / Kaleydoskop -- An author recommends / Elif Shafak -- The playlist / Açik Radyo and Kaleydoskop -- Explore further.
ISBN:
97817877024249781787702424
Dewey class:
956.1
Language:
English
Added title:
BRN:
384037
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryCountries956.1 PASAvailable
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