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The quiet revolution : women and Islam in America in the global age

Author: Leila Ahmed
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : 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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Ahmed
ISBN: 9780300170955 0300170955 0300181434 9780300181432
OCLC Number: 707193162
Description: 1 v. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Leila Ahmed.

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"What lies behind the phenomenon of Muslim women wearing "Islamic dress"? Leila Ahmed provides an engaging tour through nationalism, socialism, Islam, and anti-imperialism in her beautifully written Read more...

 
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