Family and Sovereignty Among the Ottomans: The Case of Hürrem Sultan, Slave, Lover, Mother, Queen

Presented by Professor Leslie Peirce, Department of History, NYU at the Center for Historical Research in the Department of History at The Ohio State University on March 24, 2017.



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