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The Emergence of Modern Istanbul: Transformation and Modernisation of a City

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In its transition from 18th century capital of the Ottoman Empire to economic powerhouse of the Turkish Republic, the city of Istanbul has been transformed beyond recognition. Using newly released archive sources, Murat Gül charts the urban transformation of Istanbul during the late Ottoman, early Republican and the Democrat Party periods of Turkish history. After the est

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Tauris Academic Studies
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Skim the details of city planning politics, and it's a quick history of how the face of the city has changed over the last two centuries.
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