The nation and its "new" women : the Palestinian women's movement, 1920-1948 (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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The nation and its "new" women : the Palestinian women's movement, 1920-1948

Author: Ellen Fleischmann
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though they are almost completely absent from the historical record, Palestinian women were extensively involved in the unfolding national struggle in their country during the British mandate period. This history studies the development of the Palestine women's movement between 1920 and 1948.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Fleischmann
ISBN: 0520237897 9780520237896 0520237900 9780520237902
OCLC Number: 50064435
Description: xv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Inscription into the national narrative --
Palestinian women and the rule of the British mandate --
The "woman question" in Palestine and the debate in the Arabic press --
The roots of movement : charity and the nation --
Woman is all the nation : the Palestinian women's movement, 1929-1939 --
The politics of the women's movement : the question of feminism, nationalism, and the "new" woman --
Pan-Arabism and the 1940s.
Responsibility: Ellen L. Fleischmann.
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Though they are almost completely absent from the historical record, Palestinian women were extensively involved in the unfolding national struggle in their country during the British mandate period.  Read more...

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"A significant and noteworthy contribution to 20th-century Middle Eastern history. . . . Fleischmann's work exemplifies the historian's craft." * Intl Journal Of Middle East Stds (Ijmes) *

 
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