Concubines and Courtesans

Women and Slavery in Islamic History
Author(s): 
Gordon, Matthew S./Hain, Kathryn A.
ISBN: 
9780190622183
Date published: 
December 2017
Hardback
Price: 
£64.00

Concubines and Courtesans contains sixteen essays on enslaved and freed women across medieval and pre-modern Islamic social history. The essays consider questions of slavery, gender, social networking, cultural production, sexuality, Islamic family law, and religion in the shaping of Near Eastern and Islamic society over time.