The Levant Unveiled: Western Travelers' Reports on Ottoman Female Bathing Culture.

Weinstein, Molly L.

Tisch Library Undergraduate Research Award, Department of Art and Art History. Abstract: Beginning in the mid-sixteenth century, western European travelers began venturing to the Ottoman Empire on a more frequent basis. This increase in Oriental travel yielded a new collection of travel narratives. A topic of particular interest in the western travelogues was the Ottoman institution of the hammam,... read more

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Turkey--Description and travel.
Turkey--Social life and customs.
Turkey--History--Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Tufts University. Department of Art and Art History.
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