Women, Gender, and the Palace Households in Ottoman Tunisia
||Kallander, Amy Aisen|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Texas Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
In this first in-depth study of the ruling family of Tunisia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Kallander investigates the palace as a site of familial and political significance. Through extensive archival research, she elucidates the domestic economy of the palace as well as the changing relationship between the ruling family of Tunis and the government, thus revealing how the private space of the palace mirrored the public political space.
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