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By Duygu Köksal

In "A Social heritage of the overdue Ottoman Women," Duygu Koksal and Anastasia Falierou compile new examine on ladies of other geographies and groups of the overdue Ottoman Empire focusing relatively at the ways that girls received energy and exercised agency."

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New York: Columbia University Press, c2000. ——. ” Journal of Women’s History 15, no. 1 (2003), 52–69. Tucker, Judith E. In the House of the Law: Gender and Islamic Law in Ottoman Syria and Palestine. Berkeley: University of California Pres, c1998. introduction 27 Vardağlı, Emine Tutku. ” PhD thesis, Boğaziçi University, 2011. Yaraman, Ayşegül. Resmi Tarihten Kadın Tarihine: Elinin Hamuruyla Özgürlük. Istanbul: Bağlam Yayınları, 2001. Zihnioğlu, Yaprak. Nezihe Muhiddin, Kadınsız İnkılap, Kadınlar Halk Fırkası ve Kadın Birliği.

In this connection, women began to be praised as the carriers and transmitters of traditional Greek values as well as modernization. Özgür Türesay’s paper takes up the Takvîmü’n-nisâ, an almanac for women published in 1899 by Ebüziya Tevfik, a prominent Ottoman pub- introduction 21 lisher and intellectual. Situating the almanac in the general historical context of the late nineteenth-century Ottoman press and comparing it with other publications concerning women, Türesay studies its eclectic contents in some detail.

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