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Lang Matl
Author Keddie, Nikki R.

Title Women in the Middle East : past and present / Nikki R. Keddie.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007.

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 main  216.983-KE WO    Available
Description xv, 389 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Bibliography of works by Nikki R. Keddie since 1995": p. [355]-356.
Contents Book 1. Women in the Middle East : a history -- Introduction. Issues in studying Middle Eastern women's history -- I. Regional background and the beginnings of Islam -- II. From the pious caliphs through the dynastic caliphates -- III. From the Turkish and Mongol invasions to 1798 -- IV. Change in the long nineteenth century 1798-1914 -- V. 1914-45 : nationalism and women's movements -- VI. 1945-today : new states and trends, women's activism, and the rise of Islamism -- Conclusion -- Notes to book one -- Bibliography of books -- Book 2. Approaches to the study of Middle Eastern women -- Part 1. Shifting boundaries in sex and gender -- Part 2. Scholarship, relativism, and universalism -- Part 3. Women in the limelight : recent books on Middle Eastern women's history since 1800 -- Part 4. Problems in the study of Middle Eastern women -- Part 5. Sexuality and Shiʹi social protest in Iran (coauthored with Parvin Paidar [Nahid Yeganeh]) -- Book 3. Autobiographical recollections -- Part 1. Autobiographical interview -- Part 2. Supplement to the interview -- Bibliography of works by Nikki R. Keddie since 1995.
Subject Women -- Middle East -- History.
Feminism -- Middle East -- History.
ISBN 0691116105 (clothbound : alk. paper)
9780691116105 (clothbound : alk. paper)
0691128634 (pbk.)
9780691128634 (pbk.)