Learning to Read in the Late Ottoman Empire and the Early Turkish Republic

Author(s): 
Fortna, Benjamin C.
ISBN: 
9781137270931
Date published: 
October 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£22.99

An exploration of the ways in which children learned and were taught to read, against the background of the transition from Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic. This study gives us a fresh perspective on the transition from empire to republic by showing us the ways that reading was central to the construction of modernity.