Women Writers on Its History, Lore, and PoliticseBook - 2008
Veiling is a globally polarizing issue, a locus for the struggle between Islam and the West and between contemporary and traditional interpretations of Islam. This book examines the vastly misunderstood and multi-layered world of the veil. It explores and analyzes the cultures, politics, and histories of veiling.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (361 pages)