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Negotiating Palestinian womanhood : encounters between Palestinian women and American missionaries, 1880s-1940s / Enaya Hammad Othman.

Author:
Othman, Enaya [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xxiv, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Summary note:
This book examines the American Quaker educational enterprise in Palestine since its establishment in the late nineteenth century during the Ottoman rule and into the British Mandate period. Quaker education intersected with national and social forces and allowed for Palestinian girls' negotiation of multiple discourses about nationalism, womanhood, and motherhood.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index.
Contents:
Education and missionary activities in nineteenth century Palestine -- Quaker missionary women in Ramallah, 1889-1914 : first encounters -- Changing attitudes after World War I -- Changing the women : the impact of teachers and curriculum -- The dogmas of domesticity, nationalism, and feminism among Palestinian students.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781498509237 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • 1498509231 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • (electronic)
LCCN:
2016037410
OCLC:
957134475
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