Albany : State University of New York Press, 2003.
xii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
SUNY series in the social and economic history of the Middle East.
Formatted Contents Note
Family and household in mid-nineteenth-century Cairo / Philippe Fargues Size and structure of Damascus households in the late Ottoman period as compared with Istanbul households / Tomoki Okawara From warrior-grandees to domesticated bourgeoisie: the transformation of the elite Egyptian household into a Western-style nuclear family / Mary Ann Fay Women's gold: shifting styles of embodying family relations / Annelies Moors "Al-Mahr Zaituna": property and family in the hills facing Palestine, 1880-1940 / Martha Mundy and Richard Saumarez Smith Tribal enterprises and marriage issues in twentieth-century Iran / Erika Friedl Adjudicating family: the Islamic court and disputes between kin in greater Syria, 1700-1860 / Beshara Doumani Text, court, and family in late-nineteenth-century Palestine / Iris Agmon Property, language, and law: conventions of social discourse in seventeenth-century Tarablus al-Sham / Heather Ferguson Ambiguous modernization: the transition to monogamy in the Khedival house of Egypt / Kenneth M. Cuno "Queen of the house?": making immigrant Lebanese families in the Mahjar / Akram F. Khater.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-327) and index.
KMC156 .F365 2003
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