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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 356–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... middle-class-claiming men come from, and how did they come to be?” (4–5). The second question of the book is more cultural, namely, “How did this modern Egyptian subject—the efendi—construct himself,” and, more specifically, how did he come to “perceive [himself] as modern” (5)? In pursuing her answers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 112–115.
Published: 01 July 2007
... dervishes were marginalized, women even more so. It is against this backdrop that Gönenli Mehmet Efendi (1901–91) received his authorization from the newly established (1924) Directorate of Religious Aff airs to hold public prayer meetings. Raudvere writes that he nurtured an image of himself as an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Shissler illustrates how the harem has been depicted as a house of solidarity, morality, and virtue and as the basis of the moral well-ordered classed society of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the works of Ahmet Midhat Efendi. In the last chapter, Marilyn Booth...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... master whose life and work are partially documented is Esma İbret Hanım (b. 1780). Various modern sources note that Sultan Selim III honored her for her calligraphy when she was 15 years old, and she later began to study with the renowned master Mahmud Celâleddin Efendi, whom she subsequently...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... proceedings, because custody matters were at stake. According to Abdürrahim Efendi, the supreme jurisconsult ( sheikhülislam ) of the Ottoman Empire in the early eighteenth century, when a Christian man converted to Islam, his minor children were to be considered Muslim too. In a fatwa he ruled that the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... released from their work obligations on a short-term basis to receive medical treatment, or they were suspended altogether. In 1902 Ali Efendi worked at the Poor House (Darülaceze). He had been under medical care for syphilis for some time, but a doctor’s report indicated a relapse that did not allow him...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2007
... infl uence either in offi cial circles or in popular opinion. BACKGROUND AND EARLY PROFESSIONAL LIFE Sabiha Nazmi was born into the Dönme community of Ottoman Salonica c. 1895.4 When she was about eight years old, her father Nazmi Efendi, a bureaucrat, divorced her...