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Fatima and Her Sisters: A Fascinating View of the Vanished and Romantic World of Arab Women in the Era of the Veil
Fatima and Her Sisters A Fascinating View of the Vanished and Romantic World of Arab Women in the Era of the Veil
Author: Dorothy Van Ess
This book provides an intimate description of Muslim women's lives in Basrah during the early part of the Twentieth Century. Van Ess first went to Basrah in 1909 to teach in a girl's school there, and stayed for over 50 years. During that time, she made many friends amongst the women in the city. She describes aspects of the lives of some of tho...  more »
ISBN: 227407
Pages: 187
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Publisher: John Day Co
Book Type: Paperback
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