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Remaking Women:
Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East
Edited by Lila Abu-Lughod

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
Note on Transliterations xi
Introduction. Lila Abu-Lughod: Feminist Longings and Postcolonial Conditions 3
PART ONE: REWRITING FEMINIST BEGINNINGS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY 33
Chapter 1. Khaled Fahmy: Women, Medicine, and Power in Nineteenth-Century Egypt 35
Chapter 2. Mervat Hatem: 'A'isha Taymur's Tears and the Critique of the Modernist and the Feminist Discourses on Nineteenth-Century Egypt 73
PART TWO: MOTHERS, WIVES, AND CITIZENS: THE TURN OF THE CENTURY 89
Chapter 3. Afsaneh Najmabadi: Crafting an Educated Housewife in Iran 91
Chapter 4. Omnia Shakry: Schooled Mothers and Structured Play: Child Rearing in Turn-of-the-Century Egypt 126
Chapter 5. Marilyn Booth: The Egyptian Lives of Jeanne d'Arc 171
PART THREE: ISLAMISM, MODERNISM, AND FEMINISMS: THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY 213
Chapter 6. Zohreh T Sullivan. Eluding the Feminist, Overthrowing the Modem? Transformations in Twentieth-Century Iran 215
Chapter 7. Lila Abu-Lughod: The Marriage of Feminism and Islamism in Egypt: Selective Repudiation as a Dynamic of Postcolonial. Cultural Politics 243
Afterword. Deniz Kandiyoti: Some Awkward Questions on Women and Modernity in Turkey 270
Contributors 289
Index 291

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