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The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam

Mernissi, Fatima

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ISBN 10: 0201523213 / ISBN 13: 9780201523218
Published by Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1991
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Tan cloth spine, blue boards, red titles. Chapter Notes included. Unread, as new with minor shelfwear to DJ. 228 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 2082

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Title: The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist ...

Publisher: Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

Book Type: Book

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Convinced that the veil is a symbol of unjust male authority over women, in The Veil and the Male Elite, Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi aims to investigate the origins of the practice in the first Islamic community.

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'Fatima Mernissi has more ideas per book than any other thinker in the Middle East. Her later works increasingly integrate her brilliant ideas into sustained and compelling discourse that is very much worthy of attention.'Laurence O. Michalak

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