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Remaking women : feminism and modernity in the Middle East / edited by Lila Abu-Lughod.

By: Abu-Lughod, Lila
Language: English Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1998.Description: xi, 300p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0691057923
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Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: Introduction: feminist longings and postcolonial conditions / L. Abu-Lughod; 1, Rewriting feminist beginnings: the 19th century. Women, medicine and power in 19th century Egypt / K. Fahmy; A'isha Taymour's tears and the critique of the modernist, 19th c. Egypt / M. Hatem; 2, Mothers, wives and citizens: the turn of the century. Crafting an educated housewife in Iran / A. Najmabadi; Schooled mothers and structured play: Egypt / O. Shakry; The Egyptian lives of Jeanne d'Arc / Marilyn Booth; 3, Islamism, modernism and feminisms: the late 20th century. Eluding the feminist, overthrowing the modern? Iran / Zohreh T. Sullivan; The marriage of feminism and Islamism in Egypt / L. Abu-Lughod; Some akward questions on women and modernity in Turkey / D. Kandiyoti.