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Sports: Turkey: 19th to early 20th centuries
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This entry analyzes policies related to women in sport in early twentieth-century Turkey. It charts the progress made and the problems faced by women in Turkey during that time. It also outlines sport policies in order better to explain the position of women in the sporting milieu. It furthe…

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Ilknur Hacısoftaoğlu, “Sports: Turkey: 19th to early 20th centuries”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002102>
First published online: 2017

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