Women in the Ottoman Empire: Middle Eastern Women in the Early Modern Era
Madeline C. Zilfi
Brill, 1997 - Architecture - 333 pages
Bundeling papers als resultaat van de conferentie 'Women in the Ottoman Empire: history and legacy of the Early Modern Middle East, 1650-1830', die op 17 en 18 april 1994 gehouden werd in Maryland. De titels van de bijdragen zijn: Crime, women and wealth in the eighteenth-century Anatolian countryside; Women and waqf: property, power, and the domain of gender in eighteenth-century Egypt; Social boundaries of Ottoman women's experience in eighteent-century Galata court records; The professionalization of health and the control of women's bodies as modern governmentalities in ninteenth-century Egypt; Women, marriage and property, Mahr in the Behcetü'l-Fetava of Yenisehirli Abdullah; Slippers at the entrance or behind closed doors: domestic and public spaces for Mosuli women; Women and waqf revisited: the case of Aleppo 1770-1840; "Musicians and dancing girls" : images of women in Ottoman miniature painting; Seniority, sexuality, and social order: the vocabulary of gender in early modern Ottoman society; Singing his words: Ottoman women poets and the power of patriarchy; Rape and law in Ottoman and modern Egypt; The fulness of affection: mothering in the islamic law of Ottoman Syria and Palestine; Ottoman women and the tradition of seeking justice in the eighteenth century; "We don't get along": women and hul divorce in the eighteenth century.
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