Women in the Ottoman Balkans: gender, culture and history By Amila Buturovic, İrvin Cemil Schick

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Journal of Balkan Libraries Union, vol.1, no.1, pp.33-34, 2013 (International Refereed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Book Review
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Balkan Libraries Union
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-34


Ottoman Balkans for centuries includes that rich and complex linguistic, religious and ethnic diversity of experience; represented Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together in peace a peaceful geography. While Ottomans managing this geography, have inherited from the Byzantine process and blends with its spiritual structure and have built an atmosphere of peace which has not seen in any period in the history of the Balkans. As long as the Conquest, many more people has been involved in the Ottoman nation system. During the Ottoman period, in the Balkans, in the cultural sense, increased positive relationships between people and despite the fragmented mosaic structure of the Ottoman nation has managed to maintain the cultural dynamics.