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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... story made feminist sense. Dreams 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the imperial harems, including those of Ismaʿil, with seven hundred concubines, and Tawfiq, with sixty. Tawfiq’s son was placed in charge of arranging marriages for the women of the harem. Finally, the Egyptian ruling class was keen to be regarded by the British as enlightened, which meant the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... colonial interest in the harem (Alloula 1986 ; Yeğenoğlu 1998 ), it has in fact been one of the main ways of regulating mahrem boundaries. As opposed to the common misunderstanding, the harem is a socialization zone of the mahrems , of those who remain inside the borders created by the culture of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... empirical 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 (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
... portrait of Iranian modernity, where ideas of domestic progress were not simply imposed but also animated by those who designed, consumed, and even repurposed household spaces and objects. Chapter 1, “The Hovel, the Harem, and the Hybrid Furnishing,” considers the end of the Qajar period, the late...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... Imagining Arab Womanhood: Th e Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. Amira Jarmakani. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Pp. xiii, 236. ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8. Reviewed by Nada Elia, Antioch University Seattle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 116–118.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the sultan’s harem. Shadow theater welcomed heteroeroticism, depicting both men and women as sexually libidinous and promiscuous. This representation contrasted with the medieval Sufi literature, which lauded homosociality through its representations of promiscuous women and moral men. Hence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... interpretation of the piece sans hijab , Hafsia disconcerts her professors with a scathing reading of the painting and its obsession with the archetypal “harem woman,” whose body is bare apart from the fetishized head scarf. Layered over this narrative is Hafsia’s relationship with a French suitor, to whom she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
... African man. Here Zayzafoon off ers important insights on the topic of female alli- ances with male colonizers. Eberhardt’s position and role were much more ambivalent than those of a fi gure such as Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689–1762), who was sent into a Turkish harem in order to inform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... “harem” by men who monopolized the homosocial and homoerotic public space? Th ere is also a minor mistake in this chapter where Moallem refers to a book about war and says that Karbala is “the southern part of Iran that was occupied by Iraqi forces and later liberated by Iran” (115). Th ere...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., pharmaceuticals, and toys. “Documents from the période Ismail series confirm Lott´s observations. Dresses, blouses, jackets, nightshirts, pantaloons, corsets, and socks were ordered by the dozen. Estimates from the harem population (of the royal household) vary from 150 to 900 (women only)” (15). The...