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Women's Awakening in Egypt Culture, Society, and the Press

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ISBN-10: 0300072716

ISBN-13: 9780300072716

Edition: 1997

Authors: Beth Baron

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Between 1892 & 1920 nearly 30 Arabic periodicals by, for & about women were produced in Egypt for circulation. Here, Beth Baron presents the first sustained study of this material setting it in the context of the greater social transformation of the era.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/25/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Beth Baron is Professor of History at the City College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Co-Director of the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center at the Graduate Center of CUNY. She is the author of The Women's Awakening in Egypt: Culture, Society, and the Press (1994) and the coeditor of Women in Middle Eastern History: Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender (1991) and Iran and Beyond: Essays in Middle Eastern History in Honor of Nikki R. Keddie (2000).

From Production to Consumption
Pioneers of the Women's Press
Creating Literary Texts
The Making of a Journal
The Community of Readers
Texts and Social Contexts
The Rights of Woman
Campaigning for Education
Rethinking Work and the Family
The Advent of Associations