Gendering Culture in Greater Syria: Intellectuals and by Fruma Zachs,Sharon Halevi PDF

By Fruma Zachs,Sharon Halevi

ISBN-10: 1780769369

ISBN-13: 9781780769363

The Nahda (lit. ‘the Awakening’) used to be probably the most major cultural activities in smooth Arab historical past. by way of concentrating on the missed function of ladies within the highbrow Islamic renaissance of the past due Ottoman interval, Fruma Zachs and Sharon Halevi supply a refreshingly interdisciplinary exploration of gender and tradition within the Arab international. Focusing regularly on “Greater Syria”, this publication re-examines the cultural by-products of the Nahda - resembling clinical debates, magazine articles, essays, brief tales and novels - and offers a brand new framework for rethinking the dynamics of cultural and social switch in what at the present time we all know as Syria and Lebanon. The lasting impression of the Nahda is given an cutting edge and carefully specific interpretation, delivering an critical standpoint to learning the nuanced roles of the development and improvement of gender ideologies within the 19th century center East .

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