Guests of the Sheik
An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman. This volume gives a unique insight into a part of the Midddle Eastern life seldom seen by the West."A most enjoyable book abouut [Muslim women]--simple, dignified, human, colorful, sad and humble as the life they lead." --Muhsin Mahdi, Jewett Professor of Arabic Literature, Harvard Unversity.
|Sold By||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|ISBNs||0385014856, 0307773787, 9780385014854, 0385014856, 9780385014854, 9780307773784|
|Number of Pages||368|