Mehmed Nadir and his periodical the Nümune-i Terakki within the context of the Hamidian era

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Yerli, Didem (2015) Mehmed Nadir and his periodical the Nümune-i Terakki within the context of the Hamidian era. [Thesis]

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Abstract

This study, primarily, aims to carry out a descriptive and a textual analysis of the Nümune-i Terakki: A children’s periodical published by Mehmet Nadir, one of the most significant ideologues of education in the Late Ottoman Empire. The periodical was published between 1887 and 1888 as a school periodical belonging to Nümune-i Terakki Mektebi, the mother of the periodical and one of the most significant Muslim private schools in the Hamidian era. On a number of aspects the Nümune-i Terakki reflects the natural and conflictual results of modernization efforts in parallel with its era. This study attempts to define, the unrevealed success of Mehmet Nadir in the field of pedagogy with the textual analysis and the biographical information of Nadir. Besides, revealing certain aspects in the periodical will guide contemporary readers in deducing the Hamidian educational reforms. Firstly the Islamic modernism idea will be discussed in the light of educational restructuring, secondly, the position of children and youth as social categories will be analyzed as a natural result of the era. Lastly, by this analysis, this study hopes to apprehend different education methodologies and moral norms that were wished to be accumulated to future generations in the context of the socio-political structure of the Hamidian era.
Item Type: Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education history. -- Children’s periodicals. -- Islamic modernism. -- Hamidian era. -- Late Ottoman Empire. -- Eğitim tarihi. -- Çocuk dergileri. -- İslam modernizmi. -- II. Abdülhamid dönemi. -- Geç Osmanlı dönemi.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DR Balkan Peninsula > DR0401-741.22 Turkey > DR431-435 Antiquities. Social life and customs. Ethnography
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Academic programs > Turkish Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Depositing User: IC-Cataloging
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2017 14:42
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 10:12
URI: https://research.sabanciuniv.edu/id/eprint/34092

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