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    February book club feat The Author We had a great book club discussion about this month's selection and I am just

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    This is not a book you would want to grab at the library for a uick read This is a scholarly look at women of the Mediterranean who followed their own path and not one their father or husband had planned for them For a history book I found this rather easy to read and I particularly enjoyed the story of Catterina whose father finally realized how happy she was with the life she chose and decided to support her decision to stay in the conven

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    excellent reuired reading for my Mediterranean Encounters class at Muhlenberg College Follows true stories of women in the

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    This was a challenging read and I really debated 3 or 4 stars In the end I went with 4 because I try to rank each book within its own genre This is a college textbook and for that genre this is a great read I was fascinat

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    Book Club February 2012 The author came to our meeting Two things about this book the book itself and our book club meetingFirst the book This book opened a window into a time period and geographical area I knew nothing about had never thought about It is scholarly and I am not a scholar But it sparked my imagination and created tons of ideas and uestions in my mind I love that in a book and that's one of the reasons I read Stud

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    I had to read this book for my French women studies class and compared to the other assigned readings this was by far the easiest I gained a lot of insight on the differences between Muslim and Christian cultures during the early modern period I also learned how each culture liberated while also limiting women This book w

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    I probably would have not read this book if weren't for our book club but I am glad I did It is a non fiction historical that takes place on the Mediterranean in the 1600's For it being non fiction historical all written from old documents it is an engaging story and I enjoyed learning about woman during that er

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    I wish there was to this book because by the end I was fascinated Dursteler did some meticulous research and presented three stories of women at the locus of politics religion and gender relations Makes me want to learn about the Mediterranean

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    These are great stories they leave you wanting to know Great bit of sleuthing by the author to piece together the events of the lives of these remarkable women

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    I am generally a novel type reader so this was a bit different for me I did like the stories and found it very interesting I loved the description of the area and people

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Renegade Women

Of four Muslim women of the Greek island of Milos Aissè her sisters Eminè and Catigè and their mother Maria who together left their home for Corfu and converted from Islam to Christianity to escape Aissè’s emotionally and financially neglectful husband Dursteler unveils how a woman’s attempt to control her own life ignited an international firestorm that threatened Venetian Ottoman relationsA truly fascinating narrative of female instrumentality Renegade Women illuminates the nexus of identity and conversion in the early modern Mediterranean through global and local lenses Scholars of the period will find this to be a richly informative and thoroughly engrossing re. I probably would have not read this book if weren t for our book club but I am glad I did It is a non fiction historical that takes place on the Mediterranean in the 1600 s For it being non fiction historical all written from old documents it is an engaging story and I enjoyed learning about woman during that era in that particular part of the world

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This book uses the stories of early modern women in the Mediterranean who left their birthplaces families and religions to reveal the complex space women of the period occupied socially and politicallyIn the narrow sense the word renegade as used in the early modern Mediterranean referred to a Christian who had abandoned his or her religion to become a Muslim With Renegade Women Eric R Dursteler deftly redefines and broadens the term to include anyone who crossed the era’s and region’s religious political social and gender boundaries Drawing on archival research he relates three tales of women whose lives afford great insight into both the specific experiences and condi. This is not a book you would want to grab at the library for a uick read This is a scholarly look at women of the Mediterranean who followed their own path and not one their father or husband had planned for them For a history book I found this rather easy to read and I particularly enjoyed the story of Catterina whose father finally realized how happy she was with the life she chose and decided to support her decision to stay in the convent I have to admit I would never have picked up this book were it not a selection for my book club For people studying the Mediterranean in the 15 and 1600 s I think this would be a great addition to their studies I got a bit bogged down at times with the names there were many to keep track of and they changed their names and some of the history but that is mostly because I am not very familiar with this time period in the Mediterranean Finer Women the Mediterranean who left Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down their birthplaces families and religions Crazy Horses Girlfriend the complex space women of Hannah Has Two Mommies the narrow sense Child Support the word renegade as used in 777 the Lost Blood the early modern Mediterranean referred Know My Name to a Christian who had abandoned his or her religion Abandoned Alice to become a Muslim With Renegade Women Eric R Dursteler deftly redefines and broadens Map My Heart the Scandal term The Fashion Condition to include anyone who crossed Embellish Me the era’s and region’s religious political social and gender boundaries Drawing on archival research he relates The Snakehead three The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, the specific experiences and condi. This is not a book you would want Truly Wilde to grab at VEGAN ganz anders the library for a uick read This is a scholarly look at women of Albert Reynolds the Mediterranean who followed An Infamous Army (Alastair, their own path and not one Score! their father or husband had planned for Abela them For a history book I found A Sisters Secret this rather easy Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch to read and I particularly enjoyed Butchers Crossing the story of Catterina whose father finally realized how happy she was with Unchained Melanie the life she chose and decided Olivias Luck to support her decision Middle Class Problems to stay in The City of London, Volume 2 the convent I have Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible to admit I would never have picked up How We Lived Then this book were it not a selection for my book club For people studying Top Tips for Fussy Eaters the Mediterranean in Winnie Davis the 15 and 1600 s I The Snake Mistake Mystery (The Great Mistake Mysteries think The Loch Ness Mystery Reloaded this would be a great addition The Tower to The Seeds of Time their studies I got a bit bogged down at The New Black times with Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, the names Two Hours there were many Finding Us (Finding, to keep The Christmas Killer their names and some of The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination the history but The Lost Revolution that is mostly because I am not very familiar with Marion Mahony Reconsidered this The Girl in the Glass Tower time period in The Great Divide the Mediterranean

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  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • Renegade Women
  • Eric R. Dursteler
  • English
  • 09 October 2017
  • 9781421400716

About the Author: Eric R. Dursteler

Professor of History at Brigham Young University