Item description for A Separate People: Jewish Women in Palestine, Syria and Egypt in the Sixteenth Century (Brill's Series in Jewish Studies) by Ruth Lamdan, Chris Patton, Zelda Rose, Susan Spitzer, Kenneth Reinhard, Randy Thompson, Frances F. Berdan & Gerard S. Sloyan...
This contribution to the history of women examines the special status accorded to women in the Jewish communities of the Eastern Mediterranean provinces of the Ottoman Empire in the early modern period. Topics examined include their daily life and the social norms governing them, polygamy, divorce, child marriage, and the position of female slaves. This study is based on a detailed analysis of Hebrew and Arabic manuscript sources, legal and other.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2000
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004117474 ISBN13 9789004117471
Availability 0 units.
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