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Syria

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Female literary pioneers in Syria played an extremely important role in the struggle for women's emancipation in Syria and a no less significant role in the emancipation of men as well. Syrian ... More


Revealing the Secrets of Judaism: The Literature of Jewish Ceremonial

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter tries to re-assess the converts' role in shaping the Christians' images of Judaism and Jews, as part of their efforts to place themselves between the two communities. The first section ... More


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