Women, Islam, and Abbasid identity

Level B NB305.48 /517801 Available
Full title: Women, Islam, and Abbasid identity / Nadia Maria El Cheikh.
Main author: El-Cheikh, Nadia Maria.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Hind bint Utba : prototype of the Jahiliyya and Umayyad woman
  • Women's lamentation and death rituals in early Islam
  • The hertical within : the Qaramita and the intimate realm
  • Beyond borders : gender and the Byzantines
  • Fashioning a new identity : women exemplars and the search for meaning.