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The Resource Concubines and courtesans : women and slavery in Islamic history, edited by Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain

Concubines and courtesans : women and slavery in Islamic history, edited by Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain

Label
Concubines and courtesans : women and slavery in Islamic history
Title
Concubines and courtesans
Title remainder
women and slavery in Islamic history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Concubines and Courtesans contains sixteen essays on enslaved and freed women across medieval and pre-modern Islamic social history. The essays consider questions of slavery, gender, social networking, cultural production, sexuality, Islamic family law, and religion in the shaping of Near Eastern and Islamic society over time
Dewey number
306.3/6209767
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Courtesans
  • Slavery
Label
Concubines and courtesans : women and slavery in Islamic history, edited by Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Producing songs and sons / Matthew S. Gordon -- Statistical approaches to the rise of concubinage in Islam / Majied Robinson -- Abbasid courtesans and the question of social mobility / Matthew S. Gordon -- A jariya's prospects in Abbasid Baghdad / Pernilla Myrne -- Visibility and performance : courtesans in the early Islamicate Courts (661-950 CE) / Lisa Nielson -- The Qiyan of al-Andalus / Dwight F. Reynolds -- The ethnic origins of female slaves in al-Andalus / Cristina de la Puente -- The mothers of the caliph's sons : women as spoils of war in the early Almohad Period / Heather J. Empey -- Concubines on the road : Ibn Battuta's slave women / Marina A. Tolmacheva -- Slaves only in name : free women as royal concubines in late Timurid Iran and Central Asia / Usman Hamid -- A queen mother and the Ottoman imperial harem : Rabia Gülnus Emetullah Valide Sultan (1640-1715) / Betul Ipsirli Argit -- Hagar and Mariya : early Islamic models of slave motherhood / Elizabeth Urban -- Between history and hagiography : the mothers of the imams in Imami historical memory / Michael Dann -- Are houris heavenly concubines? / Nerina Rustomji -- Educated slave women and gift exchange in Abbasid culture / Jocelyn Sharlet -- Remembering the Umm al-Walad : Ibn Kathir's treatise on the sale of the concubine / Younus Y. Mirza -- Epilogue : Avenues to social mobility for courtesans and concubines / Kathryn Hain
Control code
on1004363893
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190622190
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1004363893
Label
Concubines and courtesans : women and slavery in Islamic history, edited by Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Producing songs and sons / Matthew S. Gordon -- Statistical approaches to the rise of concubinage in Islam / Majied Robinson -- Abbasid courtesans and the question of social mobility / Matthew S. Gordon -- A jariya's prospects in Abbasid Baghdad / Pernilla Myrne -- Visibility and performance : courtesans in the early Islamicate Courts (661-950 CE) / Lisa Nielson -- The Qiyan of al-Andalus / Dwight F. Reynolds -- The ethnic origins of female slaves in al-Andalus / Cristina de la Puente -- The mothers of the caliph's sons : women as spoils of war in the early Almohad Period / Heather J. Empey -- Concubines on the road : Ibn Battuta's slave women / Marina A. Tolmacheva -- Slaves only in name : free women as royal concubines in late Timurid Iran and Central Asia / Usman Hamid -- A queen mother and the Ottoman imperial harem : Rabia Gülnus Emetullah Valide Sultan (1640-1715) / Betul Ipsirli Argit -- Hagar and Mariya : early Islamic models of slave motherhood / Elizabeth Urban -- Between history and hagiography : the mothers of the imams in Imami historical memory / Michael Dann -- Are houris heavenly concubines? / Nerina Rustomji -- Educated slave women and gift exchange in Abbasid culture / Jocelyn Sharlet -- Remembering the Umm al-Walad : Ibn Kathir's treatise on the sale of the concubine / Younus Y. Mirza -- Epilogue : Avenues to social mobility for courtesans and concubines / Kathryn Hain
Control code
on1004363893
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190622190
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1004363893

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