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Small book display on Women and Islam , part of Women's History Month 2010

When putting together the book display for Women's History Month, which can now be viewed in the library's third floor, I came across a few books on topics about women in the Arab world and women and Islam. I decided to create a second smaller display to promote these books. This display is located in the second floor, in one of the flat cases next to the computer lab. Like our other book displays, the books in the case are available for check out. Just ask the friendly folks at the Circulation Desk to open the case for you. The following books are featured. They are listed by author's last name, and they are usually located in the library's General Collection (third floor stacks) unless otherwise noted.
  • Ahmed, Leila, Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate. HQ1784 .A67 1992.
  • Badran Margot and Miriam Cooke, eds., Opening the Gates: an Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing. HQ1784 .O64 2004.
  • Bhutto, Benazir, Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West. DS389.22 .B48 A3 2008. (This one is part of the Bestseller Collection, 2nd floor reading room).
  • Fakir, Fadia, In the House of Silence: Autobiographical Essays by Arab Women Writers. PJ7525.2 .I53 1998.
  • Jamarkani, Amira, Imagining Arab Womanhood: the Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. HQ1784 .J37 2008.
  • Karim, Jamillah, American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender Within the Ummah. E184 .M88 K37 2009.
  • Skaine, Rosemarie, Women of Afghanistan in the post-Taliban Era: How Lives Have Changed and Where They Stand Today. HQ1735.6 .S385 2008.
Published by root on 09 Mar

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