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Author Keddie, Nikki R
Title Women in Middle Eastern History : Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 1993
©1992
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Organization of the Volume -- 1. Introduction: Deciphering Middle Eastern Women's History -- 2. Islam and Patriarchy: A Comparative Perspective -- I: The First Islamic Centuries -- 3. Political Action and Public Example: 'A'isha and the Battle of the Camel -- 4. Early Islam and the Position of Women: The Problem of Interpretation -- 5. Gendering the Ungendered Body: Hermaphrodites in Medieval Islamic Law -- II: The Mamluk Period -- 6. Manners and Customs of Fourteenth-Century Cairene Women: Female Anarchy versus Male Shar'i Order in Muslim Prescriptive Treatises -- 7. Class Solidarity versus Gender Gain: Women as Custodians of Property in Later Medieval Egypt -- 8. Women and Islamic Education in the Mamluk Period -- III: Modern Turkey and Iran -- 9. Ottoman Women, Households, and Textile Manufacturing, 1800-1914 -- 10. The Impact of Legal and Educational Reforms on Turkish Women -- 11. The Dynamics of Women's Spheres of Action in Rural Iran -- 12. Political Roles of Aliabad Women: The Public-Private Dichotomy Transcended -- IV: The Modern Arab World -- 13. Ties That Bound: Women and Family in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Nablus -- 14. The House of Zainab: Female Authority and Saintly Succession in Colonial Algeria -- 15. The Making and Breaking of Marital Bonds in Modern Egypt -- 16. Artists and Entrepreneurs: Female Singers in Cairo during the 1920s -- 17. Biography and Women's History: On Interpreting Doria Shafik -- List of Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Keddie, Nikki R. Women in Middle Eastern History : Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender New Haven : Yale University Press,c1993 9780300056976
Subject Women -- Middle East -- History.;Feminism -- Middle East -- History
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Alt Author Baron, Beth
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