Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Women in the Middle East and North Africa : Restoring Women to History

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These four volumes in this major series... provide a single-source reference to the status of the field of women's history and to ways that the field can be expanded.... A basic set for all academic libraries." -Library Journal Academic NewswireTracing the evolution of the role of women beginning with ancient Middle Eastern societies through the 17th century, Nashat and Tucker examine the interplay between local practices and early Islamic beliefs and institutions, as well as economic activity, access to political power, and contributions to cultural life.show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152.4 x 227.8 x 17.5mm | 353.33g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 6 maps
  • 0253212642
  • 9780253212641
  • 2,036,397

About Guity Nashat

Guity Nashat is professor of Middle Eastern history at the University ofIllinois at Chicago. She has published The Beginnings of Modern Reform inIran and edited Women and Revolution in Iran.Judith E. Tucker is professor of history at Georgetown University. Sheauthored Women in Nineteenth-Century Egypt and In the House of the Law:Gender and Islamic Law in Ottoman Syria and Palestine and co-edited ArabWomen: Old Boundaries, New Frontiers.show more

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