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Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

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ISBN-10: 0748617337

ISBN-13: 9780748617333

Edition: 2005

Authors: Delia Cortese, Simonetta Calderini

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This book reflects a major contribution to the field of Ismaili studies, dealing with a hitherto neglected area [the authors] write in a highly accessible style without compromising academic standards.' Dr Farhad Daftary, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London 'It is the best and fullest treatment of women of any Muslim dynasty.' Professor Yaacov Lev, Bar-Ilan University, Israel This first full-length study of women and the Fatimids is a groundbreaking work investigating an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies. The authors have unearthed a wealth of references to women, thus re-inscribing their role in the history of one of the most fascinating Islamic…    
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 1/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Delia Cortese is Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Middlesex University. Simonetta Calderini is Simonetta Calderini, Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Roehampton University, London