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by Nikki R. Keddie,Professor Beth Baron

Download Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender eBook
ISBN:
0300050054
Author:
Nikki R. Keddie,Professor Beth Baron
Category:
Women's Studies
Language:
English
Publisher:
Yale University Press (January 29, 1992)
Pages:
352 pages
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This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender . I am a history professor at a small private college. I assign this book when I teach my survey history of the Middle East.

This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender relations in the Middle East from the earliest Islamic period to the present. They show that gender boundaries in the Middle East have been neither fixed nor immutable: changes in family patterns, religious rituals, socio-economic necessity, myth and ideology - and not least, women's attitudes - have expanded or circumscribed women's roles and behavior through the ages.

This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender relations in the Middle East from the earliest . They show that gender boundaries in the Middle East have been neither fixed nor immutable: changes in family patterns, religious rituals, socio-economic necessity, myth and ideology-and not least, women’s attitudes-have expanded or circumscribed women’s roles and behavior through the ages.

This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender relations in the Middle East from the earliest Islamic period . 1 Introduction: Deciphering Middle Eastern Women's History. Published by: Yale University Press. The position of women in the Middle East has aroused much interest, but serious scholarly work on Middle Eastern womenʹs history has been limited, in comparison both with the study of womenʹs history elsewhere and with the study of contemporary problems.

Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender. Journal of the American Oriental Society.

This collection of essays constitutes a scholarly volume on the history of Middle Eastern women. Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender.

book by Nikki R. Keddie. This collection of essays constitutes a scholarly volume on the history of Middle Eastern women. Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender. by Beth Baron and Nikki R.

She shows that, even though women were largely excluded from participation in the state, the visual imagery of nationalism was replete with female figures. Nikki R. Keddie, Beth Baron. Niloofar Shambayati, "Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender. Keddie, Beth Baron," Journal of Near Eastern Studies 56, no. 1 (Ja. 1997): 56-58. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Nanay and Her Lover: An Aramaic Sacred Marriage Text from Egypt. The Sources of the Creation Story-Genesis 1:1-2:4.

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This history of Middle Eastern women is the first to survey gender relations in the Middle East from the earliest Islamic period to the present. Outstanding scholars analyze a rich array of sources ranging from histories, biographical dictionaries, law books, prescriptive treatises, and archival records, to the Traditions (hadith) of the Prophet and imaginative works like the Thousand and One Nights, to modern writings by Middle Eastern women and by Western writers. They show that gender boundaries in the Middle East have been neither fixed nor immutable: changes in family patterns, religious rituals, socio-economic necessity, myth and ideology - and not least, women's attitudes - have expanded or circumscribed women's roles and behavior through the ages.