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Lila Abu-Lughod draws on anthropological and feminist insights to construct a critical ethnography of a small Awlad 'Ali Bedouin community in Egypt. She explores how the telling of stories of everyday life challenges the power of anthropological theory to render adequately the lives of others and the way feminist theory appropriates Third World women.
Lila Abu-Lughod is Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia University
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. ix|
|Preface to the Fifteenth Anniversary Edition||p. xi|
|Preface to the First Edition||p. xxv|
|Keeping the Names Straight||p. xxxvii|
|Patrilateral Parallel-Cousin Marriage||p. 167|
|Honor and Shame||p. 205|
|Transcriptions of Arabic Poems and Songs||p. 243|
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