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Reveal or conceal: public humiliation and banishment as punishments in early Islamic times

Everett K. Rowson

in Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on two forms of punishment during the early Umayyad period: public humiliation and banishment. These two forms of punishment are especially, although not exclusively, associated ... More


Haciye Sabah’s Story: A Teacher on Trial

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a teacher named Haciye Sabah. It explains that in July 1541, Sabah was sentenced by the judge to public humiliation and banishment from the ... More


Estelle Oldham's Mississippi Frontier Family

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the Mississippi frontier family of Estelle Oldham, William Faulkner's wife. It describes Lem and Lida Oldham's extreme demands on their eldest daughter Estelle and her need to ... More


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