Ottoman Foundation Libraries in the Age of Reform: The Final Period

@inproceedings{Erunsal2004OttomanFL,
  title={Ottoman Foundation Libraries in the Age of Reform: The Final Period},
  author={İsmail E. Erünsal},
  year={2004}
}
With the inauguration of institutional reforms in the second half of the nineteenth century, the classical Ottoman library system, which had served Ottoman society and the educational infrastructure successfully for many centuries became increasingly obsolete as the new type of library began to appear. Towards the end of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth century complaints about the conditions of foundation libraries markedly increased. Some attempts to redress the causes for the… Expand
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