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Author Amin, Camron Michael.

Title The making of the modern Iranian woman : gender, state policy, and popular culture, 1865-1946 / Camron Michael Amin
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 320 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables ix; Preface xi; 1. The "Women's Awakening" Reconsidered 1; 2. Tradition and Renewal 16; 3. Imagining the Modern Iranian Woman 48; 4. Unveiling and Its Discontents 80; 5. Renewal's Bride 114; 6. The Capable Woman 142; 7. The Limits of Emancipation 189; 8. Breaking with Male Guardianship 215; 9. The Legacy of the Women's Awakening 246; Notes 255; Bibliography 301; Index 313
Summary ''Combining the best of archival research, oral history, and textual analysis ... Amin's text offers new avenues of inquiry into the relationship between modern states and the lives of their female citizens.''--Lisa Pollard, University of North Carolina, Wilmington''An imaginative and well-documented study of the development of modern Iranian womanhood [that] demonstrates the developing nature of the patriarchal obstacles in the way of women's emancipation as much as it reveals the dynamism and complexity of the Women's Awakening
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-312) and index
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Subject Feminism -- Iran -- History.
Women -- Iran -- History.
Women's rights -- Iran -- History.
Iran -- Social policy -- 18th century.
Iran -- Social policy -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813031265 (electronic bk.)
9780813031262 (electronic bk.)