The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838–1900: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838–1900

1st Edition

By Gülhan Balsoy

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192 pages

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Epidemics, migration and territorial losses led to population decline in early nineteenth-century Turkey. In response, Ottoman elites began a programme of population growth. Balsoy uses previously untapped archival sources to examine these developments, arguing that these changes caused reproduction to become a political experience.

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"The Body, Gender and Culture"

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED039000
MEDICAL / History