[EARLY ISTANBUL CITY GUIDE OF THE REPUBLIC PERIOD] Istanbul sehri rehberi 1934.
Prep. by OSMAN NURI ERGIN, (1883-1961).
Matbaacilik ve Nesriyat T.A.S., Ist., 1934.
Original grey cloth bdg. Cr. 8vo. (20,5 x 11,5 cm). In Turkish. 240 p., texts and many folding color plans (additionally in end-pockets). First Edition. Maps are complete, scarce. Osman Nuri Ergin was the initiator of the studies regarding modern municipalities' studies and gave so many qualified books related to Ottoman-Turkish urbanism and municipalities' studies scientifically. He was also the first scholar who was one of the architectures of municipalities' studies and the history of urbanism and education. Since he worked as an officer for the government during World War I, the time of Abdulhamid II, and at the time of the young Republic, he was one of the figures who know the cultural and social changes in Turkish society. During this cultural transformation, he played the role of a bridge between Ottoman culture and modern-day Turkey with the help of some enlightened scholars. He had so many attempts to transform the Ottoman Sufi culture into the next generations. To reach this goal, he wrote so many valuable books. OCLC 216699691.
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