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A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America /
Leila Ahmed.
imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
description
viii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0300170955 (cloth : alk. paper), 0300181434 (pbk.), 9780300170955 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780807044650 (pbk.)
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imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
isbn
0300170955 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300181434 (pbk.)
9780300170955 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807044650 (pbk.)
contents note
The islamic resurgence and the veil: from emergence to migration. Unveiling -- The veil's vanishing past -- The 1970s: seeds of the resurgence -- The new veil: converging influences -- The 1980s: exploring women's motivations -- Islamist connections -- Migrations -- The 1990s: a changing climate in America -- After 9/11: new pathways in America. Prologue -- Backlash: the veil, the burkah, and the clamor of war -- Isna and the women of isna -- American Muslim women's activism in the twenty-first century.
catalogue key
8384022
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-338) and index.

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