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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , Booth Marilyn , ed. Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2010 . 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-8223-4869-6 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 148  mn  Journal of Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 116–122.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Sarah G. Moment Atis Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem , Lewis Reina . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press , 2004 , 297 pp. $29.95 paper. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 116  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 115–117.
Published: 01 July 2007
... history in particular. Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey Anastasia M. Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gökmen, eds. Emeryville, CA: Seal Press, 2006. Pp. 293. ISBN 1580051553. Reviewed by Ann Evans Larimore, Professor Emerita...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Leila Pourtavaf Abstract This article explores the social composition of the women’s quarter of Nasir al-Din Shah’s court, variously referred to as his harem or andarun , during his reign (1848–96). The article offers a brief sketch of the complex structure of this institution and some of the key...
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Figure 3. Group of harem women in Gulistan courtyard, 1864–81. Courtesy of Gulistan Palace Visual Document Center, Tehran, ID 289-5-2. More
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Figure 7. Excerpt from “Report of Visitors Entering and Leaving the Harem,” 1309/1891. Courtesy of National Archives of Iran, Tehran, document 296-11781. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... and fi rmly embedded within larger discussions about race and racial formation. Th erefore, it is uniquely positioned to stretch these dialogues in vitally important ways. Imagining Arab Womanhood: Th e Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Monographs in August 2004. Her latest project seeks to explore the interaction of harem and court in the early fourth/tenth century. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 NADIA MARIA EL CHEIK  1 REVISITING THE ABBASID...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ruth Barzilai-Lumbroso This paper discusses the study of Ottoman dynastic history through women’s writings, such as harem women’s personal letter correspondence, women’s harem memoirs and recollections, and foreign women travelers’ accounts, published in popular historical magazines in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and the undemocratic postcolonial state. Examining Tomorrow through a gendered lens opens up a new perspective on Dreams . The harem imprisonment of the Mernissi women marks the family’s vast wealth and class privilege, which are not meaningfully addressed in Dreams . The liberation of young, privileged women in both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood ( 1994 ) is sometimes referred to as a memoir, sometimes a novel. It is in fact a classic bildungsroman but of a girl’s growing up within the contradictory possibilities and restrictions of gender segregation in a midcentury, upper-class, urban Moroccan harem...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... now be interested in something so simple, banal, and lacking in importance as our wives.” (19) In discussing her struggle to find Moroccan women, Bertrana perpetuates two Orientalist stereotypes: the hidden Muslim wife and the oppressive Muslim husband. The harem is a key space in which Bertrana...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of a homogenizing visual archive that sustains ways of seeing and producing the Middle East—as inherently violent and culturally backward—that are rooted in imperial imaginaries and political ideologies. References Alloula Malek . 1986 . The Colonial Harem , translated by Godzich Myrna...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . Agathangelou Anna M. 2004 . The Global Political Economy of Sex: Desire, Violence, and Insecurity in Mediterranean Nation States . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Alloula Malek . 1986 . The Colonial Harem . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Altorki Soraya . 1986...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Politics” of Nasir al-Din Shah’s photographs of his harem that look at both women and eunuchs. Scheiwiller discusses how these women often appear unveiled, which, as she rightly points out, meant the uncovering of the face and not the hair (48). According to the author, many of the harem elite women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of Bayram al-Tunisi’s Egypt: Social Criticism and Narrative Strategies (1990) and May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gen- der Politics in Egypt (2001), and editor of Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and middle classes. The ʿUrabi Revolt and the British occupation also affected the turn to monogamous marriage and the end of concubinage and polygyny. The occupation resulted in the British taking control of state finances, which in the past had been used to pay for the imperial harems, including those...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Turkish Youth . New York : New York University Press . Parla Ayse . 2001 . “ The ‘Honor’ of the State: Virginity Examinations in Turkey .” Feminist Studies 27 , no. 1 : 65 – 88 . Peirce Leslie . 2010 . “ Domesticating Sexuality: Harem Culture in Ottoman Imperial Law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... tests of so-called Eastern and Western readership; changes in home-grown Arab news reporting following the post-September 11 media boom; and class- or identity- driven differences in Arab women’s political awareness and activism. Harem Histories: Envisioning Places...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 346–350.
Published: 01 November 2020
... not exist elsewhere and thus were not “imported” as a Western genre, such as easel painting. Lewis’s paper, “Visibilizing the Modern Body in Harem Literature,” marked her return to historical research after years of working on contemporary modest fashion. Lewis used contemporary models to examine “harem...