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Politics, Gender, and the Islamic Past

The Legacy of 'A'isha Bint Abi Bakr

Politics, Gender, and the Islamic Past( )
Author: Spellberg, D. A.
ISBN:978-0-231-07999-0
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $64.00
Book Description:

In this extraordinary study, D. A. Spellberg examines the life of 'A'isha bint Abi Bakr, Muhammad's most beloved and controversial wife, and a central figure in Islamic cultural history. Instead of employing the traditional chronological technique of the biographer, however, Spellberg uses 'A'isha as a lens through which to examine the place of women in Islamic societies.

Book Details
Pages:243
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Islamic Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.7 x 23.2 x 1.369 cm
Book Weight:0.366 Kilograms



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