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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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