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Damascus Ottoman Modernity and Urban Transformation

Stephan Weber -Damascus Ottoman Modernity and Urban Transformation. In the course of the industrial revolution in Europe new ideas, techniques, goods and architectural forms spread in Syria and challenged locally established patterns of urban and social organization. Still, Dama- scus never became a ”European city.” Instead, houses, public buildings and bazaars were modernized in ways […]