Classes of ladies of cloistered spaces : writing feminist history through biography in fin-de-siècle Egypt (Computer file, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Classes of ladies of cloistered spaces : writing feminist history through biography in fin-de-siècle Egypt

Author: Marilyn Booth
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zaynab Fawwaz (c.1860-1914) was as a forceful voice in support of women's rights to education and work choices in colonial-era Egypt. Her volume of 453 women's lives, al-Durr al-manthur fi tabaqat rabbat al-khudur (Pearls scattered in times and places: Classes of ladies of cloistered spaces, 1893-6) - featuring Boudicca, Catherine the Great, Zaynab (granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad), Victoria Woodhull, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Booth, Marilyn, 1955
Classes of ladies of cloistered spaces
Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2015
V, 466 S.
Named Person: Zaynab Fawwāz; Zaynab Fawwāz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Booth
ISBN: 9780748694877 0748694870 9780748694860 0748694862
OCLC Number: 967387822
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 08 Aug 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (v, 466 pages)
Contents: Pearls scattered : an introduction --
A women's world history, in the world of Arabic letters : a reader's view --
Founding mothers, speaking sisters : lineaments of community in history --
Writerly pursuits : a compiler's archive --
A beckoning compass, circulating lives : the Bustani Encyclopedia and other nineteenth-century sources --
Interlocutors? Men authoring women's history in the 1890s --
Framing a history of the present : or, did the pearls scatterer to the world's fair? --
Violent romances : the bodily drama of patriarchal trauma.
Responsibility: Marilyn Booth.

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Zaynab Fawwaz was as a forceful voice in support of women's rights to education and work choices in colonial era Egypt. This book explores the writing and influence of the first Arabic language  Read more...

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