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A Border Passage: From Cairo To America--a Woman's Journey

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In language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed tells a moving tale of her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic women and describes how she eventually came to terms with her…
Women And Gender In Islam: Historical Roots Of A Modern Debate

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A classic, pioneering account of the lives of women in Islamic history, republished for a new generation This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the…
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An Egyptian woman's reflections on her changing homeland—updated with an afterword on the Arab Spring In language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed movingly recounts her Egyptian childhood…
A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America

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A probing study of the veil's recent return—from one of the world's foremost authorities on Muslim women—that reaches surprising conclusions about contemporary Islam's place in the West today In Cairo in the 1940s, Leila Ahmed was…
Women And Gender In Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

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“Destined to become a classic. . . . It gives [Muslim women] back our rightful place, at the center of our histories.”—Rana Kabbani, The Guardian   “[O]ne of the best studies of Islam’s discourse on gender.”—Hans…
A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America
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