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The Ottoman Empire: The Imperial Harem System

Kadence Verge COR-330-14 The Ottoman Empire: The Imperial Harem System   For my Common Assignment in my COR-330-13 class titled Istanbul, I will be summarizing my Ottoman research and coursework.   For my Ottoman research and coursework I have done a three-part project that included a presentation on the harem system, an ekphrasis paper on […]



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A Pioneer for Arab Feminism

Born in Egypt in 1879, Huda Sha’arawi would grow up and become one of the first feminists in her country, as well as the Arab world. She became a hero for Arab women by protesting her society by using shock value in order to challenge the female standards of the culture. This inevitably led to her […]



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