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Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Author: Cortese.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English

This first full-length study of women and the Fatimids is a groundbreaking work investigating an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cortese.
OCLC Number: 941349936
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Illustrations, Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on the Text; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Working the Propaganda Spindle; Chapter 2: Family Ties: Women and Genealogy in Fatimid Dynastic History; Chapter 3: Inside the Palace Walls: Life at Court; Chapter 4: Battleaxes and Formidable Aunties; Chapter 5: Women of Substance at the Fatimid Court; Chapter 6: Outside the Palace Walls: The Daily Life; Appendix 1: The Fatimid Imam-Caliphs and their Mothers; Appendix 2: Glossary; Bibliography; Index.


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