How will these resources help you?
A useful starting point
Empress of the East: how a slave girl became Queen of the Ottoman Empire
by Leslie Peirce, published by Icon Books, (2020), 9781785785603
The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire
by Leslie P. Peirce, published by Oxford University Press, (1993), 9780195086775
Hurrem Sultan, Ottoman Empress
published by History Tea Time with Lindsay Holiday, (10 April 2021)
Text © Estelle Paranque, 2021.