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

Author: Ann Chamberlin
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, [2006] ©2006
Series: Haworth innovations in feminist studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical interdisciplinary examination of the practice of seclusion of women throughout the Middle East from its beginnings. This challenging exploration discusses the reasons that seclusion may not be as oppressive as is generally accepted, and, in fact, may be an empowering force for women in both the West and East. Readers are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chamberlin, Ann.
History of women's seclusion in the Middle East
(DLC) 2006001664
(OCoLC)63187406
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Chamberlin
ISBN: 9781134731527 1134731523 9781134731596 1134731590 0789029839 9780789029836 0789029847 9780789029843
OCLC Number: 879202871
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Seclusion at work --
A return to the Taliban --
Ancient veiling --
Artistic representation --
Written evidence --
Domestic architecture --
Architecture : the sacred --
In the sacred storehouse --
Sacred pegs --
"HRM" --
Balance in the paleolithic : sacred time, space, and persons --
Evolution --
Biology --
The clan --
Environment for seclusion --
Trade --
Capital and land --
The British parallel : enclosure --
Liberation of the individual --
The hunger for the individual --
The urban Mesopotamian clan --
How Mesopotamian culture effected individual alienation --
The personal god --
Cities of power --
Vernacular gender --
Slavery --
Honor --
Masscult --
Women's tongue --
For men only --
The fate of seclusion in the west --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Haworth innovations in feminist studies.
Responsibility: Ann Chamberlin.
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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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