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Author Kozma, Liat, author

Title Policing Egyptian women : sex, law, and medicine in Khedival Egypt / Liat Kozma
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 174 pages) : illustrations
Series Gender and globalization
Gender and globalization.
Contents Egyptian legal reform -- Medicine, law, and the female body -- Female slaves, manumission, and abolition -- Prostitutes and other women of ill repute -- Virginity, honor, and premarital defloration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Honor killings -- Egypt -- History.
Women -- Egypt -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651341 (electronic bk.)
9780815651345 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)