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Historical dictionary of women in the Middle East and North Africa

Author: Ghada Hashem Talhami
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2013.
Series: Historical dictionaries of women in the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Historical Dictionary of Women in the Middle East and North Africa includes a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and a dictionary section that has over 400 cross-referenced entries on various aspects of Middle Eastern feminism and culture, touching upon religious themes such as Sharia laws, Islamic marriage, divorce, and inheritance practices. This book is an excellent access point for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Historical dictionary of women in the Middle East and North Africa.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012029757
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ghada Hashem Talhami
ISBN: 9780810870864 081087086X
OCLC Number: 830424539
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 407 pages).
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Reader's Note; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; THE DICTIONARY; Bibliography; About the Author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of women in the world.
Other Titles: Women in the Middle East and North Africa
Responsibility: Ghada Talhami.

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The Historical Dictionary of Women in the Middle East and North Africa includes a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and a dictionary section that has over 400 cross-referenced entries on various aspects of Middle Eastern feminism and culture, touching upon religious themes such as Sharia laws, Islamic marriage, divorce, and inheritance practices. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the culture and history of women in the Middle.

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Talhami's (politics, emerita, Lake Forest College, IL; The Mobilization of Muslim Women in Egypt) concise book begins with an excellent chronology of the significant political, social, and cultural Read more...

 
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