The Resource Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900, Dror Ze'evi

Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900, Dror Ze'evi

Label
Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900
Title
Producing desire
Title remainder
changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900
Statement of responsibility
Dror Ze'evi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This highly original book brings into focus the sexual discourses manifest in a wealth of little-studied source material--medical texts, legal documents, religious literature, dream interpretation manuals, shadow theater, and travelogues--in a nuanced, wide-ranging, and powerfully analytic exploration of Ottoman sexual thought and practices from the heyday of the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. Following on the work of Foucault, Gagnon, Laqueur, and others, the premise of the book is that people shape their ideas of what is permissible, define boundar
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.7/0956/0903
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ18.M52
LC item number
Z44 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies on the history of society and culture
Series volume
52
Label
Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900, Dror Ze'evi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-211) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The body sexual: medicine and physiognomy -- Regulating desire: sharīʻa and kanun -- Morality wars: orthodoxy, Sufism, and beardless youths -- Dream interpretation and the unconscious -- Boys in the hood: shadow theater as a sexual counter-script -- The view from without: sexuality in travel accounts -- Conclusion: modernity and sexual discourse -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn123768865
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429467438
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt573b
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35941674
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123768865
  • pebcs0520904052

Library Locations

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