The Story of Istanbul's Modernisation

2010-01-01
Tekeli, İlhan
Since reform started under Ottoman rule in the early 19th century, Istanbul has undergone a substantial period of modernisation that has spanned more than 150 years. ilhan Tekeli outlines the metropolis' enduring development, characterising Istanbul's transformation into a modern city into four distinct periods. It is a story that bridges the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the reconstruction of the Turkish Republic as a nation-state, with the initial demise of the city in favour of Ankara; and continues with Istanbul regaining its status as a world city; as it evolves from a monstrous industrial city to an urban region and global centre.
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İ. Tekeli, “The Story of Istanbul’s Modernisation,” ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, pp. 32–39, 2010, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/54306.