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  • By: Penelope Tuson

    The extraordinary Gertrude Bell, Freya Stark, Rosetta Forbes and Mary Curzon are the best known protagonists in this history and biography of the Western women who lived, worked and travelled in...

  • By: Marianne Alireza

    Autobiography: A harem is a female group composed of a married woman's mother-in-law, sisters-in-law, children, and servants. Californian Alireza arrived in Arabia in 1945 with her husband Ali....

  • By: Monia Hejaiej

    Tunis has a long history of city life reaching back to ancient times. The Arabic language is firmly rooted among its inhabitants and most embrace the morals and culture of Islam. Behind Closed...

  • By: Charis Waddy

    This book gathers together the contributions made by women in the Muslim world to its history. It introduces the women closest to the Prophet, the Abbasid queens, poets, mystics, benefactors; and...

  • By: Anupama Rao

    The politics of caste in India today are complex and contentious. The material in this book reflects a renewed national debate about caste inaugurated by the Mandal decision in 1989 - a decision...

  • By: Maitrayee Chaudhuri

    Indian feminism has a rich history. Indian scholars and activists debate feminism in this collection in the context of Indian culture, society and politics. They explore its theoretical...

  • By: Marilyn French

    The bestselling feminist vel that awakened both women and men, The Women's Room follows the transformation of Mira Ward and her circle as the women's movement begins to have an impact on their...

  • By: Jeffrey Weeks

    A study of the regulation of sexuality in Britain since 1800. It examines changes in ideas, the law, sexual morality, the family, birth control and sexual practice. It also includes discussion of...

  • By: Gina Porter, Priyanthi Fernando

    Increasing women's opportunities for micro-enterprise is a vital step in overcoming poverty, and in rural areas, access to markets and transport is a necessary means to achieving that ends. Yet,...

  • By: Stig stenslie, Kjetil Selyik

    A brilliant and illuminating exploration of one man's sexual odyssey, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb" and "A Hole in the World.""Making Love" marks...