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Women And Politics In Iran

Pub Date : 2007-07-09 | Author : Hamideh Sedghi | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139463720
ISBN 13 : 1139463721

Why were urban women veiled in the early 1900s, unveiled from 1936 to 1979, and reveiled after the 1979 revolution? This question forms the basis of Hamideh Sedghi's original and u..


Women With Mustaches And Men Without Beards

Pub Date : 2005-04-25 | Author : Afsaneh Najmabadi | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520242630
ISBN 13 : 0520242637

"This book is groundbreaking, at once highly original, courageous, and moving. It is sure to have a tremendous impact in Iranian studies, modern Middle East history, and the histor..


Pierre Or The Ambiguities

Pub Date : 2014-10-01 | Author : Herman Melville | Publisher : Trajectory Inc

ISBN 10 : 9781632096524
ISBN 13 : 1632096528

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding o..


Imperial Leather

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Anne Mcclintock | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135209100
ISBN 13 : 1135209103

Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian..


Wealth And Poverty Of Nations

Pub Date : 2015-04-20 | Author : David S. Landes | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780349141442
ISBN 13 : 0349141444

The history of nations is a history of haves and have-nots, and as we approach the millennium, the gap between rich and poor countries is widening. In this engrossing and important..


The Arcades Project

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Walter Benjamin | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 067404326X
ISBN 13 : 9780674043268

Critiquing the arcades of nineteenth-century Paris--glass-roofed rows of shops that served as early malls--the author, who wrote the work in the 1920s and 1930s, covers thirty-six ..


Jews God And History

Pub Date : 2004-05-01 | Author : Max I. Dimont | Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN 10 : 0451529405
ISBN 13 : 9780451529404

Examines Jewish history to show the relation between the Jew and his God and the reasons behind Jewish survival over four thousand years...