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Intimate Outsiders: The Harem in Ottoman and Orientalist Art and Travel Literature

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Until now, the notion of a cross-cultural dialogue has not figured in the analysis of harem paintings, largely because the Western fantasy of the harem has been seen as the archetype for Western appropriation of the Orient. In Intimate Outsiders, the art historian Mary Roberts brings to light a body of harem imagery that was created through a dynamic process of cultural ex ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published December 10th 2007 by Duke University Press Books (first published 2007)
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Carrie
Overall this was a really interesting read. I selected it for an assignment in an Ottoman history course and was pleasantly surprised that it was both interesting and easy to read. The second portion of the book was by far the strongest, but all three were good.
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