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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
...Ann Evans Larimore Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey , Ashman Anastasia M. Gökmen Jennifer Eaton , eds. Emeryville, CA : Seal Press , 2006 . Pp. 293. ISBN 1580051553 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007...
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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 (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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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 3. Group of harem women in Gulistan courtyard, 1864–81. Courtesy of Gulistan Palace Visual Document Center, Tehran, ID 289-5-2. 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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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 7. Excerpt from “Report of Visitors Entering and Leaving the Harem,” 1309/1891. Courtesy of National Archives of Iran, Tehran, document 296-11781. Figure 7. Excerpt from “Report of Visitors Entering and Leaving the Harem,” 1309/1891. Courtesy of National Archives of Iran, Tehran More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. , Jarmakani Amira . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 236 . ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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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
... ( 1986 ) in The Colonial Harem . At the same time, with the introduction of thousands of bullet casings, Essaydi’s photographs join a relatively large and influent body of images that normalizes the representation of Arab Muslim women through the prism of violence and the exoticizing and eroticizing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... To stay within the boundaries of the complex social rules regarding the gaze that mahremiyet demands, various space regulations emerged and were adapted as the solution to that complexity. Although androgenic fantasies predominantly stimulated colonial interest in the harem (Alloula 1986 ; Yeğenoğlu...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., miniatures,), highlighting continuities with these traditions, while noting that Qajar photography developed “a language of its own” (28), with the new technology facilitating new representations of women and gender. Many of the photographs in this chapter consist of images from the Qajar harem...
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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 (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 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . “ Domesticating Sexuality: Harem Culture in Ottoman Imperial Law .” In Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , edited by Booth Marilyn , 104 – 35 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Povinelli Elizabeth . 2006 . The Empire of Love: Toward a Theory of Intimacy, Genealogy...
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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
.... 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 literature” written in English during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Feminist...