Nation and its New Women by Ellen L. Fleischmann
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Nation and its New Women
By Ellen L. Fleischmann

The Nation and its New Women

The Palestinian Women's Movement 1920-1948

By (author) See other recent books by Ellen L. Fleischmann
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $63.00
Your Price: $56.70 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.84 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Nation and its New Women by Ellen L. Fleischmann

Book Description

Though they are almost completely absent from the historical record, Palestinian women were extensively involved in the unfolding national struggle in their country during the British mandate period. Led primarily by urban, educated women from the middle and upper classes of Arab society, Palestinian women struggled against British colonialism and against Jewish settlement by holding a national congress, meeting with government officials, smuggling arms, demonstrating, and participating in regional and international conferences. This book is the first comprehensive historical study of the emergence and development of the Palestinian women's movement in this important historical period. Drawing from little-studied source material including oral histories, newspapers, memoirs, and government documents, Ellen Fleischmann not only shows what these women accomplished within the political arena, but also explores the social, cultural, and economic contexts within which they operated. Charting the emergence of an indigenous feminism in Palestine, this work joins efforts to broaden European and American definitions of feminism by incorporating non-Western perspectives.

Buy Nation and its New Women book by Ellen L. Fleischmann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780520237902
ISBN-10: 0520237900
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Nation and its New Women book by Ellen L. Fleischmann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Ellen L. Fleischmann

Ellen L. Fleischmann is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Dayton.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Ellen L. Fleischmann close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close