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Author Fleischmann, Ellen.

Title The nation and its "new" women : the Palestinian women's movement, 1920-1948 / Ellen L. Fleischmann.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.4889275 FLEI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Construction of a new Palestinian woman -- Inscription into the national narrative -- Palestinian women and the rule of the British mandate -- The woman question in Palestine and the debate in the Arabic press -- The new woman in politics : the Palestinian women's movement, 1929-1948 -- The roots of movement : Palestinian women organize for charity and the nation -- Woman is all the nation : the Palestinian women's movement, 1929-1939 -- The politics of the women's movement : the question of feminism, nationalism and the new woman -- Pan-Arabism and the 1940s.
Summary A history of the women's movement in Palestine from the beginning of the British Mandate period to the creation of the Israeli state, from an explicitly feminist point of view.
Subject Women, Palestinian Arab -- Political activity -- History -- 1917-1948.
Feminism -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948.
Women -- Political activity -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948.
Panarabism -- History.
ISBN 0520237897