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The Kin Who Count: Family and Society in Ottoman Aleppo, 1770-1840
The history of the Middle Eastern family presents as many questions as there are currently answers. Who lived together in the household? Who married whom and for how long? Who got a piece of the patrimonial pie? These are the questions that Margaret Meriwether investigates in this groundbreaking study of family life among the upper classes of the Ottoman Empire in the pre-...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by University of Texas Press
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