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

Author: Leila Ahmed
Publisher: New Haven, Ct. : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Cairo in the 1940s, the author was raised by a generation of women who never dressed in the veils and headscarves their mothers and grandmothers had worn. However, the majority of Muslim women  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Ahmed
ISBN: 9780300170955 0300170955
OCLC Number: 807213106
Description: viii, 352 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: The islamic resurgence and the veil : from emergence to migration --
Unveiling --
The veil's vanishing past --
The 1970s : seeds of the resurgence --
The new veil : converging influences --
The 1980s : exploring women's motivations --
Islamist connections --
Migrations --
The 1990s : a changing climate in America --
After 9/11 : new pathways in America --
Prologue --
Backlash : the veil, the burkah, and the clamor of war --
Isna and the women of isna --
American Muslim women's activism in the twenty-first century.
Other Titles: Veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America
Responsibility: Leila Ahmed.
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"A discerning account of feminists, veiled and unveiled, and their creation of what[Ahmed] sees as a new space within American Islam." Christine Stansell, New Republic--Christine Stansell "New Read more...

 
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