Analyzes how and why museums emerged in the late-nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. This work argues that, rather than directly emulating post-Enlightenment museums of Western Europe, Ottoman elites produced categories of collection and modes of display appropriate to framing a new identity for the empire in the modern era.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 23 May 2003
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 280
- ISBN : 9780520233355