Constructing Ottoman beneficence: an imperial soup kitchen in Jerusalem

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Annotation. Those interested in women's roles as charitable patrons, the Ottomans, and the Islamic institution of waqf will find this study a welcome addition to the field. Singer (history, Tel Aviv U., Israel) provides a detailed, thoroughly documented history of the charitable soup kitchen in Jerusalem that was run by Hasseki Hurrem Sultan, wife of Suleyman I. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAlbany
PublisherState University of New York Press
Number of pages240
ISBN (Print)0585471193, 9780791488768, 9780791453520
StatePublished - 2002

Publication series

NameSUNY series in Near Eastern studies


  • Endowments -- Israel -- Jerusalem -- History
  • Waqf -- Israel -- Jerusalem -- History
  • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire
  • 1288-1918


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