1 Women and Slavery in the Late Ottoman Empire.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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1 WOMEN AND SLAVERY IN THE LATE OTTOMAN EMPIRE

By Madeline Zilfi

Published by Cambridge University Press

ISBN 9780521515832

Price 55.00 [pounds sterling] hardback

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...

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