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The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838-1900.

By: Balsoy, Gülhan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.""The Body, Gender and Culture"": Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (191 p.).ISBN: 9781317320869.Subject(s): Fertility, Human -- Political aspects --Turkey -- History -- 19th century | Human reproduction -- Government policy -- Turkey -- History -- 19th century | Turkey -- Population policy -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838-1900LOC classification: HB901 .B35 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Besim Ömer and Writing the History of Midwifery and Childbirth; 2 The Transformation of Midwifery; 3 Abortion, Power and Agency; 4 Pregnancy as a Site of Medical Intervention; 5 Infertility as a Public Problem; Conclusion: Gendering Nineteenth-Century Ottoman History; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: 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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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Besim Ömer and Writing the History of Midwifery and Childbirth; 2 The Transformation of Midwifery; 3 Abortion, Power and Agency; 4 Pregnancy as a Site of Medical Intervention; 5 Infertility as a Public Problem; Conclusion: Gendering Nineteenth-Century Ottoman History; Notes; Works Cited; Index

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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