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Christine Isom-Verhaaren

Christine Isom-Verhaaren received her PhD in 1997 in Ottoman history from the University of Chicago where she was a student of Halil Inalcik. She has been teaching Middle East history at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois since 2001. She is the author of Royal French Women in the Ottoman Sultans' Harem: The Political Uses of Fabricated Accounts from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries in Journal of World History (2006): 159-96 and Süleyman and Mihrimah: The Favorite's Daughter, Journal of Persianate Studies (special issue on fathers and daughters in Islam, 2011).


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Allies with the Infidel
The Ottoman and French Alliance in the Sixteenth Century

I.B. Tauris
In 1543, the Ottoman fleet appeared off the coast of France to bombard and lay siege to the city of Nice. The operation, under the command of Admiral...
Christine Isom-Verhaaren

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