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Women"s Orients--English women and the Middle East, 1718-1918

sexuality, religion, and work

by Billie Melman

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Women Orientalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Women -- Great Britain -- Attitudes.,
    • Ethnology -- Middle East -- History.,
    • Middle East -- Study and teaching -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 376-397) and index.

      Other titlesWomen"s Orients.
      StatementBillie Melman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS61.7.A1 M45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 417 p. :
      Number of Pages417
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1552511M
      ISBN 100472103326
      LC Control Number91032433

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      Any serious scholar of early women writers must own this book. As an aid to research it is a treat; as a teaching resource, a trove; as a meditation on what we are all about in our current reading of early women's texts, a challenge.' Women's Orients – English Women and the Middle East, – Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Billie Melman is a professor of modern history at Tel Aviv University, the author of Women and the Popular Imagination in the Twenties () and Women’s Orients: English Women and the Middle East, Sexuality, Religion and Work, – (, second edition ) and editor of Borderlines: Genders and Identities in War and Peace – ().

      Women travel writers and the language of aesthetics – By Elizabeth A. Bohls. Women's Orients: English women and the Middle East, – By Billie Melman. Second edition. Boswell. Citizen of the world. Man of letters. Edited by Irma S. Lustig. Servants. English domestics in the eighteenth century. By Bridget Hill. Women's Orients: English Women and the Middle East, Sexuality, Religion and Work. Billie Melman Haunted Journeys: Desire and Transgression in Europena Travel Writing. Dennis Porter Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. Mary Louise Pratt.


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