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Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900

Author
Ze'evi, Dror, 1953-
Title
Producing desire : changing sexual discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900 / Dror Ze'evi.
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.
Description
xv, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0512/2005013949.html
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0622/2005013949-b.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0622/2005013949-d.html
Series
Studies on the history of society and culture ; 52
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-211) and index.
Contents
  • The body sexual: medicine and physiognomy
  • Regulating desire: sharīʻa and kanun
  • Morality wars: orthodoxy, Sufism, and beardless youths
  • Dream interpretation and the unconscious
  • Boys in the hood: shadow theater as a sexual counter-script
  • The view from without: sexuality in travel accounts
  • Conclusion: modernity and sexual discourse
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Kinsey subjects
Sex customs--Middle East.
Sex behavior--Middle East--16th century.
ISBN
0520245644 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520245636 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520245648 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520245631 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
185.6 Z44 p7 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute