1 WOMEN AND SLAVERY IN THE LATE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
By Madeline Zilfi
Published by Cambridge University Press
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Madeline Zilfi's book examines gender politics through slavery and social regulation in the Ottoman Empire. Her research shows that, throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, female slavery was not only central to Ottoman practice but also a critical component of imperial governance and elite social reproduction. She focuses on the experience of...