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by Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot


Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid-Marsot (born 1933) is an Egyptian-born historian, professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, who has written on the history of Egypt since the eighteenth century.

Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid-Marsot (born 1933) is an Egyptian-born historian, professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, who has written on the history of Egypt since the eighteenth century. Born in Cairo, Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid was conversant in politics since her childhood. Her father was an undersecretary of state for social affairs in the Egyptian government. in sociology from the American University in Cairo in 1952, an .

Afaf Marsot was the first Egyptian woman to receive a . hil. from Oxford University. She is Professor of History at UCLA. com Shop Online in the Middle East.

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Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot. Marsot makes important connections between forms of govern In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times. In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times. Delving extensively into archival sources, Afaf Marsot presents the first comprehensive picture of women's status and opportunities in this period.

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In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times

In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times. Marsot makes important connections between forms of government, economic possibilities, and gender relations, showing how political instability allowed women to acquire property, independent of males, as a hedge against political uncertainty.

In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times.

Author: Afaf Lutfi al-­Sayyid Marsot. Title: Women and Men in Late Eighteenth-­Century Egypt.

By Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot. Published by: University of Texas Press. The first comprehensive picture of women's status and opportunities in late eighteenth-century Egypt. Series: CMES Modern Middle East Series. The book concludes with a comparison of women's status in the nineteenth century, when the introduction of European institutions that did not recognize their legal existence marginalized women, causing them to have to rely on men as major breadwinners. These important findings about the relationship between forms of government and the status of women will be of interest to a wide audience.

In the late eighteenth century, decentralized and chaotic government in Egypt allowed women a freedom of action that has not been equaled until recent times. Delving extensively into archival sources, Afaf Marsot presents the first comprehensive picture of women's status and opportunities in this period.

Marsot makes important connections between forms of government, economic possibilities, and gender relations, showing how political instability allowed women to acquire property, independent of males, as a hedge against political uncertainty. She traces the linkages that women formed among themselves and with the ulama (non-Ottoman native elites) who aided and supported them. The book concludes with a comparison of women's status in the nineteenth century, when the introduction of European institutions that did not recognize their legal existence marginalized women, causing them to have to rely on men as major breadwinners. These important findings about the relationship between forms of government and the status of women will be of interest to a wide audience.

Women and Men in Late Eighteenth-Century Egypt (Modern Middle East) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0292717367

ISBN: 0292717369

Author: Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: University of Texas Press; 1 edition (February 19, 2008)

Pages: 199 pages

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