A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass
A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass / Ann Chamberlin.
New York : Haworth Press, c2006.
xiv, 298 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip067/2006001664.html
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Haworth innovations in feminist studies.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-288) and index.
- Seclusion at work
- A return to the Taliban
- Ancient veiling
- Artistic representation
- Written evidence
- Domestic architecture
- Architecture : the sacred
- In the sacred storehouse
- Sacred pegs
- Balance in the paleolithic : sacred time, space, and persons
- The clan
- Environment for seclusion
- Capital and land
- The British parallel : enclosure
- Liberation of the individual
- The hunger for the individual
- The urban Mesopotamian clan
- How Mesopotamian culture effected individual alienation
- The personal god
- Cities of power
- Vernacular gender
- Women's tongue
- For men only
- The fate of seclusion in the west
- Kinsey subjects
Status of women--Middle East.
Changing role of women.
Social conditions--Middle East.
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