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Author Scalenghe, Sara, 1970- author.

Title Disability in the Ottoman Arab World, 1500-1800 / Sara Scalenghe, Loyola University Maryland
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
Contents Disability and its histories in the Arab world -- Framing this book -- Blindness -- Deafness and muteness -- Intersex -- Impairments of the mind -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Summary This book is the first on the history of both physical and mental disabilities in the Middle East and North Africa during Ottoman rule
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Disabled Persons -- history.
Arab World -- history.
Disorders of Sex Development -- history.
History, 16th Century.
History, 17th Century.
History, 18th Century.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Middle East
Insanity (Law) -- Middle East -- History
Intersexuality -- History
People with disabilities -- Middle East -- History
Funktionsnedsättningar -- historia.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Insanity (Law)
People with disabilities.
Personer med funktionsnedsättning -- historia.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Ottoman Empire.
Middle East.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1107045304