The Resource Modernizing marriage: : family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt, Kenneth M. Cuno, (ebook)

Modernizing marriage: : family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt, Kenneth M. Cuno, (ebook)

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Modernizing marriage: : family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt
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Modernizing marriage:
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family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt
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Kenneth M. Cuno
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eng
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In 1910, when Khedive Abbas II married a second wife surreptitiously, the contrast with his openly polygamous grandfather, Ismail, whose multiple wives and concubines signified his grandeur and masculinity, could not have been greater. That contrast reflected the spread of new ideals of family life that accompanied the development of Egypt's modern marriage system. Modernizing Marriage explores the evolution of marriage and marital relations, shedding new light on the social and cultural history of Egypt. Family is central to modern Egyptian history and in the ruling court did the "political work." Indeed, the modern state began as a household government in which members of the ruler's household served in the military and civil service. Cuno discusses political and sociodemographic changes that affected marriage and family life and the production of a family ideology by modernist intellectuals, who identified the family as a site crucial to social improvement, and for whom the reform and codification of Muslim family law was a principal aim. Throughout Modernizing Marriage, Cuno examines Egyptian family history in a comparative and transnational context, addressing issues of colonial modernity and colonial knowledge, Islamic law and legal reform, social history, and the history of women and gender
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Midwest
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1950-
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Cuno, Kenneth M.
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306.81096209/034
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dictionaries
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Gender and globalization series
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  • Marriage
  • Marriage
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Modernizing marriage: : family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt, Kenneth M. Cuno, (ebook)
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9780815653165
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MWT11717594
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Modernizing marriage: : family, ideology, and law in nineteenth and early twentieth century Egypt, Kenneth M. Cuno, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815653165
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717594
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11717594
System control number
MWT11717594
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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