A social history of marriage, the family and population in modernization-era Istanbul.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #15
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)
Table of Contents
List of plates; List of figures; Note on calendars, weights and currency; Note on Turkish pronunciation and spelling; Acknowledgements; 1. Issues, scope and sources; 2. City, Mahalle, incomes and subsistence: social and economic framework; 3. Households and families: structure and flux; 4. Love and marriage: meanings and transactions; 5. Marriage age and polygyny: myths and realities; 6. Fertility and birth control: Istanbul's particularities; 7. Westernization and new family directions: cultural reconstruction; 8. Conclusion: civilizational shift; Glossary of Ottoman-Turkish terms; Sources and bibliography; Index.
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