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

Brooks, Geraldine. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0385475772
  • ISBN: 9780385475778
  • Physical Description: 255 p. : map ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Anchor Book Trade Paperback ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1996.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index.
Contents: 1. The holy veil -- 2. Whom no man shall have deflowered before them -- 3. Here come the brides -- 4. The prophet's women -- 5. Converts -- 6. Jihad is for women, too -- 7. A queen -- 8. The getting of wisdom -- 9. Risky business -- 10. Politics, with and without a vote -- 11. Muslim women's games -- 12. A different drummer -- Conclusion : beware of the dogma.
Subject: Muslim women.
Muslim women > Social conditions.
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