The women's quarters in the historical hammam

  title={The women's quarters in the historical hammam},
  author={E. Akşit},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={277 - 293}
  • E. Akşit
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Gender, Place & Culture
Women's quarters in the historical hammam have had an ongoing impact on women's public lives in the Mediterranean in general and in Turkey in particular. Although the hammam is usually considered a Muslim space, its Roman roots connect its customers to other histories. In this respect, a comparative social and historical analysis of women's quarters of the hammam queries the so-called Islamic city as a standard and unchanging space distinct from its European counterparts. In this article, a… Expand
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