Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender

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This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender relations in the Middle East from the earliest Islamic period to the present. Outstanding scholars analyze a rich array of sources ranging from histories, biographical dictionaries, law books, prescriptive treatises, and archival records, to the Traditions (hadith) of the Prophet and imaginative works like the Thousand and One Nights, to modern writings by Middle Eastern women and by Western writers. They show that gender boundaries in the Middle East have ...

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Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender
1993, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300056976

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Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender
1992, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300050066

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