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Women in the Ottoman Balkans: Gender, Culture and History
Women in the Ottoman Balkans were founders of pious endowments, organizers of labour and conspicuous consumers of western luxury goods; they were lovers, wives, castaways, divorcées, widows, the subjects of ballads and the narrators of folk tales, victims of communal oppression and protectors of their communities against supernatural forces. In their daily lives they exper ...more
Hardcover, 420 pages
Published October 15th 2007 by I. B. Tauris
(first published 2007)
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As a history major I have been reading this kind of books for years but this one was way too ~academic even for me and it was very heavy, sometimes full of unnecessary informations. Shouldn't have had big expectations I think.
Irvin C. Schick is a researcher at MIT. He is the author of "The Erotic Margin: Sexuality and Spatiality in Alteritist Discourse" and "The Fair Circassian: Adventures of an Orientalist Motif".More about Irvin Cemil Schick...