Women in the Ottoman Empire: Middle Eastern Women in the Early Modern Era

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Madeline C. Zilfi
Brill, 1997 - Architecture - 333 pages
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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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Madeline C. Zilfi, Ph.D. (1976), University of Chicago, is Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has published many articles on Ottoman history and is the author of The Politics of Piety. The Ottoman Ulema 1600-1800 (Chicago: Bibliotheca Islamica, 1987).

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