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Gender, modernity and liberty : Middle Eastern and Western women's writings: a critical sourcebook

Author: Reina Lewis; Nancy Micklewright
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book returns to circulation a wealth of important documents by Middle Eastern and Occidental women of the late Ottoman empire. Tracing women's involvement in campaigns of gender and national emancipation, these fascinating texts show that, contrary to the popular notion of the Middle Eastern woman trapped within the harem without access to outside education, there was in fact a fruitful mutual dialogue between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
History
Sources
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Gender, modernity and liberty.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2006
(OCoLC)654226152
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reina Lewis; Nancy Micklewright
ISBN: 1860649564 9781860649561 1860649572 9781860649578
OCLC Number: 70051883
Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Writing change : middle Eastern and Western women in dialogue --
Photo essay. Viewing each other : visual dialogues --
Extracts. The city of the sultan and the domestic manners of the Turks in 1836 (1837) / Julia Pardoe ; The Englishwoman in Egypt : letters from Cairo (1844) / Sophia Lane Poole ; The 'English governess' in Egypt : harem life in Egypt and Constantinople (1865) / Emmeline Lott ; Turkish harems and Circassian homes (1871) / Annie Jane Harvey ; Thirty years in the harem, or, the autobiography of Melek-Hanum, wife of H.H. Kibrizli-Mehmet-Pasha (1872) ; Six years in Europe : sequel to thirty years in the harem : the autobiographical notes of Melek-Hanum, wife of H.H. Kibrizli-Mehmet-Pasha (1873) / Melek Hanum ; A voyage in the 'Sunbeam', our home on the ocean for elelven months (1878) ; Sunshine and storm in the east, or cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople (1880) ; Unpublished journal (1883) / Annie Lady Brassey ; Haremlik : some pages from the life of Turkish women (1909) / Demetra Vaka Brown ; A Turkish woman's European impressions (1913) / Zeyneb Hanoum ; The women of Egypt (1914) / Elizabeth Cooper ; An Englishwoman in a Turkish harem (1915) / Grace Ellison ; The imperial harem of the sultans : daily life at the Çirağan Palace during the 19th century, memoirs of Leyla (Saz) Hanımefendi (1922) / Leyla Saz Hanımefendi ; Harem years : the memoirs of an Egyptian feminist (1879-1924) / Huda Shaarawi ; Memoirs of Halidé Edib / Halide Edib (Adıvar) ; Moslem women enter a new world (1936) / Ruth Frances Woodsmall ; Arabesque (1944) / Musbah Haidar ; Three centuries : family chronicles of Turkey and Egypt (1963) / Emine Foat Tugay.
Responsibility: edited by Reina Lewis and Nancy Mickelwright.
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