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Malek Sharif, Imperial Norms and Local Realities: The Ottoman Municipal Laws and the Municipality of Beirut, 1860-1908

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    0453906 - OÚ 2016 CZ eng R - Book Review
    Taglia, Stefano
    Malek Sharif, Imperial Norms and Local Realities: The Ottoman Municipal Laws and the Municipality of Beirut, 1860-1908.
    [SHARIF, Malek.: Imperial Norms and Local Realities: The Ottoman Municipal Laws and the Municipality of Beirut, 1860-1908]. Archiv orientální: Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies. Roč. 83, č. 1 (2015), s. 207-212. ISSN 0044-8699
    Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z9021901
    Institutional support: RVO:68378009
    Keywords : Ottoman Empire * nineteenth century * modernization
    Subject RIV: AB - History

    19th Century reform, as initiated by Istanbul, had different effects and impacts in the Ottoman Empire, region by region and, sometimes, clashed with local realities. Malek Sharif's book tells the story of the efforts of the municipality of Beirut to modernise in the face of Istanbul's needs and constraints.
    Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0255535

     
     
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