The Nubians of West Aswan : village women in the midst of change / Anne M. Jennings

Author(s): Jennings, Anne M., 1944-
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Subjects: Women, Nubian--Egypt--Aswān--Social conditions
Women, Nubian--Egypt--Aswān--Economic conditions
Muslim women--Egypt--Aswān--Social conditions
Muslim women--Egypt--Aswān--Economic conditions
Social structure--Egypt--Aswān
Social change--Egypt--Aswān
Aswān (Egypt)--Social conditions
Aswān (Egypt)--Economic conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder : L. Rienner Publishers, 1995
Series: Women and change in the developing world
LC Classification: D, DT
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1. The History of the Nubians 19
2. The People of West Aswan 29
3. Growing Up Female in West Aswan 47
4. Growing Up Male in West Aswan 75
5. Village Networks 95
6. Culture Change and the Village 133
Glossary of Nubian and Arabic Words and Anthropological Terms 151
Bibliography 157
Index 171
About the Book 179
Notes: LCCN: 95018672
ISBN: 155587570X (hc : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1555875920 (pb : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-169) and index
Physical Description: xii, 179 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 32510941
ISBN/ISSN: 155587570X
1555875920

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