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Doprinos štamparija kulturnom životu Tuzle i njene okoline u austrougarskom periodu
Contribution of printing to the cultural life in Tuzla and its surrounding during the Austria-Hungarian period

Author(s): Omer Zulić
Subject(s): Cultural history
Published by: Arhivističko udruženje Bosne i Hercegovine AUBiH
Keywords: Štamparije; listovi; austrougarski period; Tuzla; kultura; Zemaljska vlada.

Summary/Abstract: The increased activity of the population in the cultural field , the increased level of enlightenment of the population has led to the emergence of a new, more powerful manifestation in other forms of cultural activities. They are primarily reflected in the plan of opening printing presses, enhanced printing sheets, calendars, newspapers, books and the like, in accordance with the increased needs and demand for the same. The Occupying Power has sought to control the activities of the local population in the area of the opening printing presses, printed books, newspapers, etc. to certain extent. In fact, it would be impossible to agitate through the press by the local population, the official occupying power has allowed the opening of the printing press but the same strictly controlled and censored newspapers and books. Given the strong economic development, population with rich and influential merchant layer in Tuzla and Bijeljina there have been a lot of initiatives to open a printing press. In this period of Tuzla and Bijeljina no printing presses were established by the Bosniak population . By number of printing presses and their significance, Tuzla was near Sarajevo, ranking with Mostar and Banja Luka. This impact was particularly significant because the media effect, through the press, was particularly important for cultural, educational, political and national action and maturation of the population, despite numerous obstruction of official authority.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 43
  • Page Range: 220-233
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bosnian