Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar

Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar

by Sayyida Ruete, Emilie Ruete, Sayyida Prin. of Zanzibar, Emily Ruete Emily
     
 


This 19th-century autobiography offers a rare inside look at the society surrounding a sultan's palace. A real-life princess in exile recalls her vanished world of harems, slave trading, and court intrigues.See more details below

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This 19th-century autobiography offers a rare inside look at the society surrounding a sultan's palace. A real-life princess in exile recalls her vanished world of harems, slave trading, and court intrigues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486471211
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/21/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


AUTHENTICITY OF THESE MEMOIRS
PREFACE
FAMILY  HISTORY
BET IL WATORO
BET IL SAHEL
FURTHER REMINISCENCES OF CHILDHOOD
NATIONAL SINGULARITIES
CEREMONIES FOR NEWLY BORN
SCHOOL
FEMALE FASHIONS
THE SULTAN'S VOYAGE TO OMAN
DEATH OF SEYYID SAÏD
THE POSITION OF WOMAN IN THE EAST
ARABIAN SUITORSHIP AND MARRIAGE
SOCIAL CUSTOMS
MAHOMETAN FESTIVALS
MEDICAL TREATMENT
SLAVERY
HISTORY OF A DYNASTIC PLOT
TERM OF RURAL RESIDENCE
ELOPEMENT FROM ZANZIBAR
ENGLISH DIPLOMACY
VISIT TO THE OLD HOME

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