Ottoman Empire: 15th to Mid-18th Century
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The historical sources on the formation and expansion of the Ottoman state contain fragments of knowledge on the lives of women. Eur…

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Göçek, Fatma Müge, “Ottoman Empire: 15th to Mid-18th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 17 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2009

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