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Nine parts of desire : the hidden world of Islamic women, Geraldine Brooks

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Nine parts of desire : the hidden world of Islamic women
Title
Nine parts of desire
Title remainder
the hidden world of Islamic women
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Title variation
9 parts of desire
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of Muslim women, and the often contradictory political, religious, and cultural forces that shape their lives
Summary
An intimate portrait of the lives of modern Muslim women reveals how male pride and power have distorted the message of Islam to justify the subjugation of women and how a feminism of sorts has flowered in spite of repression
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 1996.
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155428
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.48/6971
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the hidden world of Islamic women
Label
Nine parts of desire : the hidden world of Islamic women, Geraldine Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Converts
  • 6.
  • Jihad is for women, too
  • 7. A
  • queen
  • 8. The
  • getting of wisdom
  • 9.
  • Risky business
  • 1. The
  • 10.
  • Politics, with and without a vote
  • 11.
  • Muslim women's games
  • 12. A
  • different drummer
  • Conclusion : beware of the dogma
  • holy veil
  • 2.
  • Whom no man shall have deflowered before them
  • 3.
  • Here come the brides
  • 4. The
  • prophet's women
Control code
14964152
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Book Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780385475778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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Label
Nine parts of desire : the hidden world of Islamic women, Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Converts
  • 6.
  • Jihad is for women, too
  • 7. A
  • queen
  • 8. The
  • getting of wisdom
  • 9.
  • Risky business
  • 1. The
  • 10.
  • Politics, with and without a vote
  • 11.
  • Muslim women's games
  • 12. A
  • different drummer
  • Conclusion : beware of the dogma
  • holy veil
  • 2.
  • Whom no man shall have deflowered before them
  • 3.
  • Here come the brides
  • 4. The
  • prophet's women
Control code
14964152
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Book Trade Paperback ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780385475778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map

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