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A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America

A quiet revolution : the veil's resurgence, from the Middle East to America
Author(s): 
Leila Ahmed
Description: 
Highly symbolic and often misunderstood, Muslim women’s wearing of the veil sometimes evokes passionate responses, from other Muslims as well as from non-Muslims. In this insightful and often surprising analysis, Harvard University professor Leila Ahmed describes the adoption of hijab (the practice of wearing head coverings and other concealing garments in public) as a “quiet revolution” among Muslim women.
Call Number: 
297.576 Ahm
Format: 
Book