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- DescriptionThe author lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings. This title reveals how deeply implicated poetry and sentiment are in the play of power and the maintenance of a system of social hierarchy.
- Author BiographyLila Abu-Lughod is Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia University. She is the author of Writing Women's Worlds: Bedouin Stories (California, 1993) and editor of Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East (1998).
- Author(s)Lila Abu-Lughod
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication07/03/2000
- GenreGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Out-of-print date29/11/2016
- Content Note19 black-and-white photographs, 1 map
- Weight463 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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