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Thirty Years in the Harem

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Melek Hanim's sensationalist account of life in Turkey contains details of political intrigue and corruption, and demonstrates the influence and mobility available to women in the official households of the Ottoman elite.
Paperback, 376 pages
Published March 23rd 2007 by Gorgias Press (first published January 1st 2005)
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Salma
Feb 20, 2014 Salma rated it really liked it
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ثلاثون عاما في الحريم! ه

ملك هانم _أو خانم كما نقولها في لهجتنا_ كانت زوجة القبرصلي محمد أمين باشا الذي تولى منصب الصدر الأعظم _رئيس الوزراء_ في الدولة العثمانية في منتصف القرن التاسع عشر لثلاث مرات... و هذا المنصب هو أعلى منصب في الدولة العثمانية تحت السلطان مباشرة...ه

Kıbrıslı Mehmed Emin Pasha
ه ه
نشرت مذكراتها بعنوان (ثلاثون عاما في الحريم) في بريطانيا عام 1872 و ذلك بعد وفاة زوجها بعام، و بعد مرور ست سنوات على فرارها من الدولة العثمانية!ه
تبدأ مذكراتها في الحديث عن أصلها فهي ولدت لأسرة كاثوليك
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Nicko D
Feb 01, 2016 Nicko D rated it did not like it
Моля ви не издавайте такива неща!
Това не е книга, липсва всякакъв стил и история. Понякога просто съм speechless пред неописуемия извор на бездарие. Нулата й е много!
Под всяка глава е онагледено в три реда за какво ще се точат локуми в следващите 30 страници. Например:
ГЛАВА VII "Нашето заминаване за Йерусалим; жителите на
този град. - Моето решение относно подаръците и рушветите. - Великден. - Гръцкият заговор.- Замесвам се в спекулации със зърно";
ГЛАВА IX
"Предприемам пътешествие с цел да посетя
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Кремена Михайлова
Винаги съм била любопитна да науча повече за Османската империя – особено за териториите й извън България. Този разказ „от извора” беше подходящ – по-различно е от типичното историческо четиво. От името на една жена от онези времена е още по-впечатляващо. Разбира се и там сред аристокрацията е кипял живот, донякъде наподобяващ западния по стремежа за власи и имане, но спецификата на религията и манталитета определя и огромните различия.

На моменти беше прекалено мелодраматично и досадно с подробн
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