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Turkish Reflections A Biography of a Place by Mary lee Settle

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Published by Touchstone .
Written in English


  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Settle, Mary Lee,
  • Travel,
  • Turkey,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / General,
  • Journeys,
  • History,
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7664879M
ISBN 100671779974
ISBN 109780671779979

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I chose Mary Lee Settle's "Turkish Reflections" as my introduction to researching a trip to this magnificent country. Her love for the land and people is evident throughout the book. A great beginning to planning a trip to Turkey or as a means of recollecting one's travels at /5(26). And yet, as Mary Lee Settle reminds us in her timely and evocative book, "Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place," membership in the European Community might be just one more step in the Turks' centuries-long march west. From the 14th century onward, the Ottoman forebears of the modern Turks made their capital not in Asia but in Europe. Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place Mary Lee Settle, Author, Jan Morris, Introduction by Prentice Hall $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Turkish-American-Israeli Relations and the Middle East. Author: Mehmet Kalyoncu; Publisher: Blue Dome Press ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book is a collection of the essays on Turkey that analyze the international, regional and national political developments in the last several years covering a .

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, February/March , Pages Book Review. Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place. Mary Lee Settle, Simon and Schuster , paperback, pp. List: $, AET: $ Reviewed by Char Simons. TURKISH REFLECTIONS documents her return to Turkey in The book does not delve into the complicated world of politics. The one constant of the entire odyssey is . Get this from a library! Turkish reflections: a biography of a place. [Mary Lee Settle] -- The author sets out on a cross-country odyssey into Turkey's history, legend, mystery, and myth. REFLECTING ON TURKISH REFLECTIONS. Do you remember ? When was the last time you read a book about Turkey from that time? I have to admit that I was not eager to read Mary Lee Settle’s Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place, but it felt surprisingly current. She spent time in Turkey in the early 70’s and then came back around

Turkish reflections: a biography of a place. [Mary Lee Settle] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Destinations book.\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Everyone, it seems, wanted a piece of this superior travelogue by the National Book Award-winning author of Blood Tie, The Beulah Quintet, and Celebration&#;which is why parts of it are slated to run in Traveler, The New York Times Magazine, and Travel and Leisure. And though the book's subject is a hermetic land, hardly a main contender among fabled destinations, . Buy Turkish Reflections: A Biography Of A Place 1st Touchstone Ed by Settle, Mary Lee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(17). Settle has something of a mission in Turkish Reflections, openly trying to address the negative prejudices she sees Americans holding about Turkey, and sometimes this seems to colour her presentation. She ends, for example, with a secondhand anecdote about Turkish and American prisoners-of-war in Korea, rather distant from the rest of the book.