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An edition of The Veil (2008)

The veil

women writers on its history, lore, and politics

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This edition was published in by University of California Press in Berkeley.

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346 pages

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The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore, and Politics
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The veil

women writers on its history, lore, and politics

This edition was published in by University of California Press in Berkeley.


Table of Contents

Introduction / Jennifer Heath
From her royal body the robe was removed : the blessings of the veil and the trauma of forced unveilings in the Middle East / Mohja Kahf
Shattered vessels that contain sparks of the divine : unveiling Hasidic women's dress code / Barbara Goldman Carrel
Going the whole nine yards : vignettes of the veil in India / Roxanne Kamayani Gupta
Out of the cloister : unveiling to better serve the Gospel / Laurene M. Lafontaine
The Amish veil : symbol of separation and community / Jana M. Hawley
"What is subordinated, dominates" : mourning, magic, masks, and male veiling / Jennifer Heath
I just want to be me : issues in identity for one American Muslim woman / Pamela K. Taylor
"She freed and floated on the air" : Salome and her dance of the seven veils / Shireen Malik
"He hath couerd my soule inwarde and myn heed with a veyle" : veiling in medieval Europe and the early church / Désirée G. Koslin
Nubo : the wedding veil / Sarah C. Bell
After Eden : the veil as a conduit to the internal / Eve Grubin
Virtue and sin : an Arab Christian woman's perspective / Rita Stephan
Drawing the line at modesty : my place in the order of things / Michelle Auerbach
On the road : travels with my hijab / Maliha Masood
Purdah, patriarchy, and the tropical sun : womanhood in India / Jasbir Jain
The veil : from Persepolis / Marjane Satrapi
Concealing and revealing female hair : veiling dynamics in contemporary Iran / Ashraf Zahedi
That (Afghan) girl! : ideology unveiled in National geographic / Dinah Zeiger
Burqas and bikinis : Islamic dress in newspaper cartoons / Kecia Ali
Dress codes and modes : how Islamic is the veil? / Aisha Lee Fox Shaheed
From veil to veil : "what's in a woman's head is a lot more important than what's on it" / Sherifa Zuhur
Epilogue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
391.4/1
Library of Congress
GT2112 .V45 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 346 p. :
Number of pages
346

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL20007619M
ISBN 10
0520250400, 0520255186
ISBN 13
9780520250406, 9780520255180
LC Control Number
2007027035
Library Thing
4893450
Goodreads
2577205

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