The Politics of Households in Ottoman Egypt: The Rise of the Qazdaglisby Jane Hathaway
This 1996 study of military society in Ottoman Egypt contends that the basic framework within which this elite operated was the household.See more details below
This 1996 study of military society in Ottoman Egypt contends that the basic framework within which this elite operated was the household.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Egypt's place in the Ottoman Empire; Part I. The Household and its Place in Ottoman Egypt's History: 2. The household; 3. Transformations in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Egyptian society; 4. The emergence and partnership of the Qazdagli and Jalfi households; 5. The ascendancy of Ibrahim Kahya al-Qazdagli and the emergence of the Qazdagli Beylicate; Part II. Qazdagli Household-Building Strategies: 6. Marriage alliances and the role of women in the household; 7. Property and commercial partnerships; 8. The Qazdaglis and the Chief Black eunuch; 9. Conclusions.
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