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A Border Passage

From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey

A Border Passage( )
Author: Ahmed, Leila
ISBN:978-0-14-029183-4
Publication Date:Jun 2000
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed tells a moving tale of her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic women and describes how she eventually came to terms with her identity as a feminist living in America.

As a young woman in Cairo in the 1940s and '50s, Ahmed witnessed some of the major transformations of this century#151;the end of British colonialism, the creation of...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Islamic Studies
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.76 x 0.73 Inches
Book Weight:0.59 Pounds



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