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In "A Social historical past of the past due Ottoman Women," Duygu Koksal and Anastasia Falierou assemble new study on ladies of alternative geographies and groups of the overdue Ottoman Empire focusing quite at the ways that ladies won energy and exercised agency."

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Meriwether and Judith E. Tucker (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999). 9 The origins of these practices are interpreted differently by different scholars. For some views, at times contradictory, see Leila Ahmed, Women and Gender in Islam (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992); Barbara Freyer Stowasser, “Women and Citizenship in Qur’an,” in Women, the Family and Divorce Laws in Islamic History, ed. Amira El Azhary Sonbol (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1996); Mohsen Kadivar, “An Introduction to the Public and Private Debate in Islam,” Social Research (September 2003), 659–682.

16 Donald Quataert, “Part IV: The Age of Reform, 1812–1914,” in An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, 1300–1914, ed. Halil İnalcik and Donald Quataert (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994). theater as career for ottoman armenian women 35 labor in Great Britain,17 create a sharp division between the household and the workplace; here, industrialization did not produce fundamental changes in the structure of public and private domains. 18 Ideological perceptions and an economic setting unfavorable for women were further complicated by the administrative districting of Constantinople.

Peirce, Leslie. The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. ——. Morality Tales, Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 2003. Quataert, Donald. The Ottoman Empire, 1700–1922. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ——. “Ottoman Women, Households and Textile Manufacturing, 1800–1914,” in Shifting Boundaries: Women and Gender in Middle Eastern History, edited by Nikki Keddie and Beth Baron, 161–176.

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