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A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America

Author: Leila Ahmed
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the veils' and headscarves' resurgence, from Egypt through Saudi Arabia and into the West, suggesting a portrait of contemporary Islam.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Ahmed
ISBN: 9780300181432 0300181434
OCLC Number: 779244436
Description: viii, 352 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Leila Ahmed.

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"A Quiet Revolution is an exceptional study of women in Islam. Their story is a remarkable one, and Leila Ahmed tells it with grace and understanding." (Joseph Preville, Time Out) "...an acute study Read more...

 
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