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Islam and the Americas (New World Diasporas)
ean: 9780813054056, isbn: 0813054052,
“A tour de force that underwrites and shifts the petrified image of Islam disseminated by mainstream media.”—Walter D. Mignolo, author of The Darker Side of Western Modernity “Gives us an entirely different picture of Muslims in the Americ...
Proverbs in Medieval Occitan Literature
ean: 9780813014807, isbn: 0813014808,
Focusing on the 12th and 13th centuries, this work analyses the use of proverbial materials in the literature of southern France. The author asserts the relevance of proverbs in troubadour literature for what they reveal about troubadour training and...
The Veil Unveiled: The Hijab in Modern Culture
ean: 9780813020846, isbn: 0813020840,
This work demonstrates that the veil, the garment known in Islamic cultures as the hijab, holds within its folds a semantic versatility that goes far beyond current cliches and homogenous representations....
Middle Eastern Women and the Invisible Economy
ean: 9780813015774, isbn: 0813015774,
"Illuminates the economic behavior of a significant sector of Third World economies. For gender studies, this is a wonderful contribution not only on the resourcefulness of women, but on the ephemeral impact of Islamic culture on women."--Ghada Talha...
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