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A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass

Author
Chamberlin, Ann.
Title
A history of women's seclusion in the Middle East : the veil in the looking glass / Ann Chamberlin.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Haworth Press, c2006.
Description
xiv, 298 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip067/2006001664.html
Uniform series
Haworth innovations in feminist studies.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-288) and index.
Paperback.
Contents
  • 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
  • "HRM"
  • Balance in the paleolithic : sacred time, space, and persons
  • Evolution
  • Biology
  • The clan
  • Environment for seclusion
  • Trade
  • 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
  • Slavery
  • Honor
  • Masscult
  • Women's tongue
  • For men only
  • The fate of seclusion in the west
  • Conclusion.
Kinsey subjects
Women--Middle East.
Status of women--Middle East.
Changing role of women.
Social conditions--Middle East.
ISBN
0789029839 (hard : alk. paper)
9780789029836 (hard : alk. paper)
0789029847 (soft : alk. paper)
9780789029843 (soft : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
185.6 C43 h5 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute