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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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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 4. A Medinese family that spanned Ottoman, British, and US empires: Yusef Basrawi, born and brought up in Ottoman Istanbul, with his Damascene wife, Arabia Kotob (left); their daughter, Bahija (right); and two younger sons, Fahmi (first row left) and Bahjat (first row right), pose in a More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning in...
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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 November 2011) 7 (3): 116–118.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Burcu Polat Producing Desire: Changing Sexual Discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500–1900 , Ze’evi Dror . Berkeley; Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2006 242 pages. ISBN 9780-5202-4564-8 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 116...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Najwa al-Qattan “Off the Straight Path”: Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo , Semerdjian Elyse . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 247 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3173-6 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ellen Fleischmann A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut . Toufoul Abou-Hodeib . Stanford, CA : University of Stanford Press , 2017 . 260 pages. isbn 9780804799799. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Tofoul Abou...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the printing press and political reforms during the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish republic silenced sexual discourses, television brought them back as part of the new gender regime and disseminated a gender “deviance” model of homosexuality. Against this background, the rest of the article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
... this violence as a symbol of the depravity of those regions soon to come under European domination. The paper draws on a range of materials, including pirate captivity narratives, European and Ottoman state documents, and legal opinions. Judith E. Tucker is Professor of History at Georgetown...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... understudied experience of Armenian-Muslim intermarriage. The court did more than just shape a communal identity. Sharia courts, rather than millet courts, maintained the boundaries of inclusion and exclusion, and, as this study shows, Ottoman subjects asserted a nondominant identity in these courts that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 217–220.
Published: 01 July 2018
... populations and later mass deportations and massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century—most notably the genocide of 1915—produced a large archive of objects for interrogation and have informed a great deal of scholarly inquiry. A smattering...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... transition from Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic and is considered to be symbol of national self-determination. She is also a prominent figure in the Turkish literary canon. Nevertheless, her criticisms of secular national patriarchy represented by Kemalism led to her exile from Turkey between 1926...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... discussions of modern women calligraphers and provide a brief yet relatively developed account that may be of use to future researchers. In addition, the article elucidates some of the culture of the practice of traditional Islamic calligraphy in general and in the late Ottoman Empire and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2018
... assumptions about homosexual practices in the Middle East, particularly as related to age, appearance, and sexual position. In part 2 Boone focuses on Ottoman Istanbul and Egypt as geographic sites of “homoerotic crossing in Anglo-European minds” (113). By reading Paul Ricaut’s Present State of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies , lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu . Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson , Ottoman History Podcast , www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 As security concerns and border restrictions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi Women, Gender, and the Palace Households in Ottoman Tunisia . Kallander Amy Aisen . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . 287 pages. isbn 9781477302132 The Moroccan Women’s Rights Movement . Evrard Amy Young . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
... harem as a polygamous space and extended family with the household harem as a monogamous space. Leslie Peirce analyzes the evolution of the concept of respectable women (muhaddere) in the Ottoman legal code (Kanun- name) and in relevant fatwas from the reign of Mehmet II to Suleyman I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 July 2017
... order” in the late Ottoman period traces how mobility came to constitute not only a medical but also a moral threat. She argues that the spread of syphilis was linked to a class of men considered dangerously mobile: unmoored by mass conscription for the Crimean War, by economic changes leading to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 140–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Women’s Studies. She is the author of many publications on the history of women and gender in the Arab world, including Women in 19th Century Egypt (Cambridge University Press, 1985), In the House of the Law: Gender and Islamic Law in Ottoman Syria and Palestine (California University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the author of Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem (2004) and Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity, and Repre- sentation (1996). She is co-editor, with Nancy Micklewright, of Gender, Modernity and Liberty: Middle Eastern and Western Women’s Writings; A Critical...