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16.09.2019

Kuveyt Türk, the leading participation bank in Turkey, has added a new book to the series of prestigious books it publishes to leave reference sources to the future generations. Written by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kala, the book entitled Anadolu Sanayi Devrimi (Anatolian Industrial Revolution) describes the adventure of Anatolian tradesmen and industrialists, started by Ahi Evran, in detail in economic, social and cultural terms.
 
 
Having supported many social responsibility projects by aiming to preserve, sustain and improve the local and national values of this nation’s civilization through its principle of ‘growing with our values’, Kuveyt Türk has added a new book to the series of prestigious books it publishes to leave sources to the future generations. Written by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kala, the book entitled Anadolu Sanayi Devrimi (Anatolian Industrial Revolution) describes the agricultural applications of the Seljuk and Ottoman eras and the Silk Road cities which grew rich through the Anatolian industrial revolution. The book also focuses on the economic, social and cultural foundations of the Islamic civilization.
 
“A book presenting readers with new horizons”
Explaining that Kuveyt Türk aims to preserve this nation’s social values through its cultural, artistic and publishing activities and to transfer them to the future generations, Aslan Demir, Executive Vive President of HR, Strategy and Digital Transformation, said: “To achieve this aim, we support restoration and refurbishment of a number of major architectural works of the Turkish-Islam civilization, we add works created by local artists in our collection to preserve them, and we publish reference books for scholars and future generations. Written by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kala, a learned academician, Anadolu Sanayi Devrimi is a precious work describing the adventure of Anatolian tradesmen and industrialists started by Ahi Evran and the activities they had made over the centuries, providing readers with new horizons in terms of many aspects.  We thank the author for his efforts.”
 
The clustering model is described in full detail
 
Published by Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank’s Publishing House, this book reviews the industrial revolution achieved in Anatolia in terms of the Ahi clustering model. Named after the tradesmen who established an association and clustered in certain geographical regions instead of doing business as individuals in the Seljuk and Ottoman eras, this clustering model is described in full detail in Anadolu Sanayi Devrimi.
 
Written by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kala as a reference book, it especially describes the agricultural applications of the Seljuk and Ottoman eras, the Silk Road cities which grew rich through the Anatolian industrial revolution, and the economic, social and cultural foundations of the Islamic civilization. It also describes the cities of Bukhara and Samarkand representing the Islamic civilization, Ani-Sehristan which was the first Seljukian Silk Road Islamic city in Anatolia, the cities of Kayseri and Konya, how the cities developed, and how the accumulating wealth was gathered under foundations and was distributed in the form of religious, cultural, educational, healthcare and social benefits to all classes of society.