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Veil : modesty, privacy and resistance

Author: Fadwa EL Guindi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York (N.Y.) : Berg, ©1999.
Series: Dress, body, culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fadwa EL Guindi
ISBN: 1859739245 9781859739242 1859739296 9781859739297
OCLC Number: 491013959
Description: 1 v. (xx-242 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Veiling in perspective. 1. Introduction --
2. The veil in comparative tradition --
3. Ideological roots to ethnocentrism --
pt. 2. Dress, "libas" and "hijab". 4. The anthropology of dress --
5. Sacred privacy --
6. The veil in social space --
7. The veil of masculinity --
8. The veil becomes a movement --
9. The sacred in the veil : hijab --
pt. 3. The resistance of the veil. 10. Reactions to the new trend --
11. Contexts of resistance --
12. Veiling and feminism.
Series Title: Dress, body, culture.
Other Titles: Modesty, privacy and resistance.
Responsibility: Fadwa El Guindi.


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