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Scheherazade Goes West

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Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Harems,
  • East and West,
  • Social Science,
  • Women,
  • Sociology,
  • Public opinion,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Harem

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7949473M
ISBN 100743412427
ISBN 109780743412421

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