The Resource Veiling in Africa, (ebook)

Veiling in Africa, (ebook)

Label
Veiling in Africa
Title
Veiling in Africa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The tradition of the veil, which refers to various cloth coverings of the head, face, and body, has been little studied in Africa, where Islam has been present for more than a thousand years. These lively essays raise questions about what is distinctive about veiling in Africa, what religious histories or practices are reflected in particular uses of the veil, and how styles of veils have changed in response to contemporary events. Together, they explore the diversity of meanings and experiences with the veil, revealing it as both an object of Muslim piety and an expression of glamorous fashion
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
391.20882970967
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renne, Elisha P
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hijab (Islamic clothing)
  • Veils
  • Muslim women
  • Muslim women
Target audience
adult
Label
Veiling in Africa, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253008282
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531481
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531481
System control number
MWT11531481
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Veiling in Africa, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253008282
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531481
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531481
System control number
MWT11531481
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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