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Gulf Women (English edition)

Gulf Women (English edition)
Gulf Women (English edition)

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ISBN:9992195215
Format: Paperback
Published: 01/03/2012

A collection of essays, Gulf Women provides a greater understanding of the history of the Gulf and the Arab world, as well as the history of Muslim women. The result of a project aimed at finding sources and studying the history of women in the region, the articles are presented thematically and chronologically, starting with ancient history, and moving on to the medieval, early modern and contemporary periods.

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Groundbreaking collections of fifteen essays that provides a unique understanding of the history of Gulf women.
Groundbreaking collections of fifteen essays that provides a unique understanding of the history of Gulf women.
Amira El-Azhary Sonbol specialises in the history of modern Egypt, Islamic history and law, women, gender, and Islam and is the author of several books including Women, the Family and Divorce Laws in Islamic History and Beyond the Exotic. Professor Sonbol is Editor-in-Chief of Hawwa: the Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World.
Includes new groundbreaking research
First academic book on women in the Arabian Gulf
Includes contributions by 15 leading scholars from the Arab and international universities
Uses new methodologies and new sources

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