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

Author: Leila Ahmed; Yale University Press.
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Ahmed; Yale University Press.
ISBN: 9780300170955 0300170955 9780300181432 0300181434
OCLC Number: 843349748
Notes: Indeks.
Description: VIII, 352 s. ; 24 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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