International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Akhism(Ahilik) and Its Contribution on Child Education
Hasan GÜNEŞ, Nadide GÜNEŞ

Akhi (Ahi) institution is the common name of the associations of craftsmen and artists that were dominant particularly in Anatolia between the 13th and 20th centuries. Subsequent to the migration of tribes initiated with Mongolian invasions, Turkish tribes migrated from Asia to Anatolia. To the end of competing with Byzantine craftsmen immigrant Turkish tribes established Akhisystem in their new settlement Anatolia. Turkish tribes aimed with this system to obtain a higher rank in competition, to pervade professional ethics amongst people, to produce quality goods, to widespread cooperativeness, tolerance, integrity, social and economic stability amidst people. They had indeed reached the desired level of success in the end.

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