Producing Desire: Changing Sexual Discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900 (Studies on the History of Society and Culture)
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A comprehensive survey of sexual discourses in the early Modern Middle East from the Ottoman era in the 16th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0520245636
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“ Producing Desire is a major, highly original, and often surprising presentation of sexual attitudes and practices in the Ottoman Middle East. The author uses a wide variety of contemporary sources to shed new light and draw original conclusions regarding changing attitudes toward sexuality in the Ottoman Empire before and after western influences. These influences are shown to have inhibited forms of male sexual expression that had occurred more freely in an earlier period. I recommend it enthusiastically for students, faculty, and the general public.?—Nikki R. Keddie, author of Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution
“Using the concept of multiple scripts, Dror Ze'evi brings together into a powerfully analytical focus several sexual discourses to give us a historically grounded and nuanced story about Ottoman sexual thought and practices. No other work brings these 'scripts' together the way Ze'evi has attempted and successfully accomplished.?—Afsaneh Najmabadi, author of Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity
“As a broad treatment of questions of sexuality over four centuries, Producing Desire not only takes up a topic that no one else has treated systematically, but also aims ambitiously to talk about change over time, and in particular to describe the ambiguous and uneasy outlook of the nineteenth century, when various discourses about sex were challenged.?—Leslie Peirce, author of Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab
Titel: Producing Desire: Changing Sexual Discourse ...
Verlag: University of California Press
Einband: Soft cover
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