Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) brought Turkish book of “Tartarica Atlas” which is a contribution of common Turkic history related elements and Tartars’ historical process they have undergone up to the present from the past with historical and geographic terms time considering maps and visual materials as well as the important included strong scientific texts, in cooperation with Tatarstan Mercani History Institute and Republic of Turkish Consulate General in Kazan also with support of Kastamonu Entegre Inc..
The scientific responsible of book is President of Tatarstan Mercani History Institute Rafail Hakimov, the manager of Turkish translation Project is Marmara University faculty member Dr. Fahri Solak. The book was translated to Turkish by Mimar Sinan University faculty member Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlyas Kemaloğlu. The prestige book which is very important for Turkish and Tatar history consists 678 pages.
Atlas Tartarica, is the first publication to cover the history and geography of region of Tatarstan Republic and the Tatar people so broadly and globally. The work deals with the ethnic origins of Tatars, their states, rulers, economics, culture and religion, and the situation of Tatar people in Russia. The book also contains important information explaining the historical development of the Eurasian cultures, when and where the Turkic states, Turkic khanates and Turkic tribes migrated to different historical periods, and what weapons they used to live in these migrations.
Although “Atlas Tartarica” was first prepared in Russian by the initiative of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences and Mercani Historical Institute, this work has come up with the contributions of researchers from many countries, especially from Tatarstan and Russia. As a collective work Atlas Tartarica, is based on the series of scientific conferences held in Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg. It. It is the first time that the ethno genesis of Tatar people is reflected by the numerous maps of the geography where the common Tatar nation and cultures are realized. In addition to the special maps made for this work, Atlas Tartarica contains many old maps, paintings and chronological information.