Prepared by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Mustafa Kaçar,
İstanbul, 1995 (in Turkish),
This book contains twenty-three papers presented at the symposium on Modern Techniques of Transport and Communication in the Ottoman State which was held at IRCICA in 1989. An introductory article by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu titled “Attempts to keep pace with the age of technology in the Ottoman Empire” outlines the efforts to transfer transport and communication technologies from the West to the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century. The book is divided into three parts. The first part is titled Traditions of Transport and Communication in the Ottoman Empire. The second part is on Modern Communications in the Ottoman Empire, and the third part, Modern Transport in the Ottoman Empire.
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