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"Off the straight path"
Elyse Semerdjian

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"Off the straight path"
illicit sex, law, and community in Ottoman Aleppo
Elyse Semerdjian.

Published 2008 by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Zina discourses
Zina in Islamic legal discourse
Zina in Ottoman legal discourse
Law in practice
People and court: policing public morality in the streets of Aleppo
Prostitutes, soldiers, and the people: monitoring morality through customary law
In harm's way: domestic violence and rape in the Sharia courts of Aleppo
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
345.5691/0253
Library of Congress
KBP559.958 .S46 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22652934M
ISBN 13
9780815631736
LC Control Number
2008043095
Library Thing
7754513
Goodreads
3593326

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