Food for Our Grandmothers Writings by Arab-American and Arab-Canadian Feminists

ISBN-10: 0896084892
ISBN-13: 9780896084896
Edition: N/A
Authors: Joanna Kadi
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Description: Thoughtful and critical, this memorable collection of essays, poems, and recipes by over forty Arab-American and Arab-Canadian feminists honors the courage and spirit of Arab women -- past, present, and future. Book jacket.

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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: South End Press
Publication date: 7/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Thoughtful and critical, this memorable collection of essays, poems, and recipes by over forty Arab-American and Arab-Canadian feminists honors the courage and spirit of Arab women -- past, present, and future. Book jacket.

Acknowledgments
A Note About Terms
Introduction
Olives-- Our Roots Go Deep: Where We Came From
Recognized Futures
Sittee (or Phantom Appearances of a Lebanese Grandmother)
Great-Grandma Michael
Longing for Winter
Battling Nationalisms to Salvage Her History
For My Son Shaadi
Crossing Over to the Other Side
The Queen, Carcasses, and Other Things
One Room
Chalked Out
Unpicked Fruits
Bread-- A Basic Desire: Going Home
Boundaries: Arab/American
Wherever I Am
Homecoming
Banned Poem
Peace Is Tossed to the Wind
Moroccan Steam
She Makes Me Tea In Cairo
Thyme-- Growing Against the Odds: Surviving the Gult War
Amara
A Woman's Place Is in the Struggle
"Offensive" Art by Palestinian Children
Military Presences and Absences
Gulf War
Laban-- Silent Victims and Belly-Dancers: (Mis) Representations of Arab Women
Say french
Global Sisterhood: Where Do We Fit In?
Tear Off Your Western Veil!
Arab-Americans: Living with Pride and Prejudice
Exotic
The Arab Woman and I
The Arab Woman in U.S. Popular Culture
Orientalism in Science Fiction
Grapeleaves-- Tangled Identities: Claiming Our Selves
A Lunatic from Libya, One Generation Removed
Going Home
What's Not in a Name
Browner Shades of White
On Language and Ethnicity
Mocking Civilization
Pulled
Abyss
Two Women Drinking Coffee
In Search of Home
Hairless in Gaza
Blood
Mint-- Moving Beyond Survival: Celebrating Who We Are
ABC
Five Steps to Creating Culture
Camel Girl
Artist
A Blessing
Armenian/Lesbian: Telling Our Stories
Mint, Tomatoes, and the Grapevine
Appendix-- Arab Resources and Organizations
The Image of Arabs in Sources of U.S. Culture
Organizations With an Arab-American/Arab-Canadian Focus
About the Contributors
Permissions
Index
About the Editor
About South End Press

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