The unprecedented political power of the Ottoman imperial harem in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is widely viewed as illegitimate. by. Leslie P. Peirce. · Rating details · ratings · 13 reviews. The unprecedented political power of the Ottoman imperial harem in the sixteenth and. LESLIE PEIRCE, The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire,. Studies in Middle Eastern History (New York: Oxford University Press.
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Ppeirce rated it liked it Jan 05, Skip to content Skip to search. Linda rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Dee rated it really liked it Mar 30, By examining political action in the context of household networks, Leslie Peirce demonstrates that female power was a logical, indeed an intended, consequence of political structures. The Politics of Diplomacy.
The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire
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The Imperial Harem : Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire
The Imperial Harem Institution. I loved learning about the structure of early Ottoman Society and the lives of these incredible women.
A must read for fans of the Sultanate of Lesliee. The University of Melbourne.
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The Imperial Harem argues that the exercise of political power was tied to definitions of sexuality. Elias Tsiptses rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Royal women were custodians of sovereign power, training their sons in its use and exercising it directly as regents when necessary. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Exercise of Political Power Conclusion: Gulcan Imperiak rated it really liked it Oct 06, Pierce puts the Harem in context and explains it workings as an institution and why it was the locus for power in the Ottoman world.
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