An Englishwoman in a Turkish Harem

An Englishwoman in a Turkish Harem


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108050548
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/07/2012
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia Minor Series
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Back to the harem; 2. 'Time's folded wings'; 3. Background and atmosphere; 4. The imperial harem; 5. The angel of death; 6. Champions of women; 7. Passionate women patriots; 8. A Turkish mother; 9. Women writers of Turkey; 10. The prophet and polygamy; 11. The man with two wives; 12. Father afield; 13. The pulse of the nation; 14. Forbidden ground; 15. On the shores of the upper Bosphorus; 16. More about harem life on the Bosphorus; 17. Inconsistencies on the shores of the Bosphorus; 18. Onlookers only; After-words; Index.

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