A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass

A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass

Author: Ann Chamberlin
Publisher: New York : The Haworth Press, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the practice of seclusion of women throughout the Middle East from its beginnings. This work discusses the reasons that seclusion may not be as oppressive as is generally accepted, and, in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Chamberlin
ISBN: 9780789029843 0789029847
OCLC Number: 912611476
Notes: Bibliografía: p. 263-288.
Description: XIV, 298 p. : il. ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword (Peter Lamborn Wilson) Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. Seclusion at Work Examples A Return to the Taliban Chapter 2. Ancient Veiling Artistic Representation Written Evidence Chapter 3. Domestic Architecture Chapter 4. Architecture: The Sacred In the Sacred Storehouse Sacred Pegs HRM Chapter 5. Balance in the Paleolithic: Sacred Time, Space, and Persons Chapter 6. Evolution Chapter 7. Biology Chapter 8. The Clan Chapter 9. Environment for Seclusion Chapter 10. Trade Chapter 11. Capital and Land The British Parallel: Enclosure Chapter 12. Liberation of the Individual The Hunger for the Individual The Urban Mesopotamian Clan How Mesopotamian Culture Effected Individual Alienation The Personal God Chapter 13. Cities of Power Chapter 14. Vernacular Gender Chapter 15. Slavery Chapter 16. Honor Chapter 17. Masscult Chapter 18. Women's Tongue Chapter 19. For Men Only Chapter 20. The Fate of Seclusion in the West Chapter 21. Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Ann Chamberlin.


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