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Author Köksal, Duygu.

Title A social history of late Ottoman women : new perspectives
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (364 pages)
Series The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage
Ottoman Empire and its heritage.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Figures and Tables; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Historiography of Late Ottoman Women; Part One Women as Economic Actors: Class, Work, and Social Issues; Chapter One Theater as Career for Ottoman Armenian Women, 1850 to 1910; Chapter Two Searching for Women's Agency in the Tobacco Workshops: Female Tobacco Workers of the Province of Selanik; Part Two Education for Life: Schools, Asociations, and Curricula; Chapter Four The Limits of Feminism in Muslim-Turkish Women Writers of the Armistice Period (1918-1923)
Chapter Five Between Two Worlds: Education and Acculturation of Ottoman Jewish WomenChapter Six Girls' Institutes and the Rearrangement of the Public and the Private Spheres in Turkey; Part Three Creating New Lives, Pushing the Boundaries: Female Ottoman Artists; Chapter Seven Painting the Late Ottoman Woman: Portrait(s) of Mihri Müşfik Hanım; Chapter Eight The New Woman in Erotic Popular Literature of 1920s Istanbul; Part Four Womanhood in Print Culture; Chapter Nine Enlightened Mothers and Scientific Housewives: Discussing Women's Social Roles in Eurydice (Evridiki) (1870-1873)
Chapter Fourteen Hayriye Melek (Hunç), a Circassian Ottoman Writer between Feminism and NationalismNotes on Contributors; Index
Chapter Ten An Almanac for Ottoman Women: Notes on Ebüzziya Tevfik's Takvîmü'n-nisâ (1317/1899)Chapter Eleven Women's Representations in Ottoman Cartoons and the Satirical Press on the Eve of the Kemalist Reforms (1919-1924); Part Five Dilemmas of Nationalism: Debating Modernity, Identity, and Women's Agency; Chapter Twelve From a Critique of the Orient to a Critique of Modernity: A Greek-Ottoman-American Writer, Demetra Vaka (1877-1946); Chapter Thirteen The 'Tomboy' and the 'Aristocrat': Nabawiyya Mûsâ and Malak Hifnî Nâsif, Pioneers of Egyptian Feminism
Summary In A Social History of the Late Ottoman Women, Duygu Köksal and Anastasia Falierou bring together new research on women of different geographies and communities of the late Ottoman Empire focusing particularly on the ways in which women gained power and exercised agency
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Women -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Turkey -- History -- 20th century.
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Falierou, Anastasia.
ISBN 9004225161 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
9004255257 (electronic bk.)
9789004225169 (hardback ;) (alk. paper)
9789004255258 (electronic bk.)