xxii, 547 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
9789004150119 paperback alkaline paper 9004150110 paperback alkaline paper
Women and gender, the Middle East and the Islamic world ; v. 5.
Includes fold-out maps. Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universiteit Leiden, 2001.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -520) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Foreigners, females and discourses on Islam The setting : relations of ruling in Kebkabiya Hajja's week : narrating her life in times of change Umm Khalthoum's narrative of her life Spaces and silences : comparing biographic narratives In the border zone : the predicament of the next generation The burden of boundaries : masculinities, femininities and the moral discourse Boundaries con/text analysed : gender identities and resistance.