Ottoman Arab Region: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century
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In the course of the last three decades, from the mid-1970s to the present, historians of women and gender in the Arab regions of the Ottoman Empire have made some significant strides in a field that was virtually non-existent prior to 1975. The sources that had been widely used to reconstruct the history of the region, particularly travelers' accounts and European consular…

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Tucker, Judith E., “Ottoman Arab Region: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0020>
First published online: 2009



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