Family history in the Middle East : household, property, and gender / Beshara Doumani, editor.


Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Doumani, Beshara, 1957-
Format: Book Government Document
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2003.
Series:SUNY series in the social and economic history of the Middle East.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 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.