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Women in the Middle East: Past and Present

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Written by a pioneer in the field of Middle Eastern women's history, Women in the Middle East is a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative history of the lives of the region's women since the rise of Islam. Nikki Keddie shows why hostile or apologetic responses are completely inadequate to the diversity and richness of the lives of Middle Eastern women, and she provides ...more
Paperback, 389 pages
Published November 26th 2006 by Princeton University Press (first published 2006)
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