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Title Veiling in Africa [electronic resource] / edited by Elisha P. Renne.
Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series African expressive cultures.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: veiling/counter-veiling in Sub-Saharan Africa / Elisha P. Renne -- Part 1. Veiling histories and modernities -- Veiling, fashion, and social mobility: a century of change in Zanzibar / Laura Fair -- Veiling without veils: modesty and reserve in Tuareg cultural encounters / Susan J. Rasmussen -- Intertwined veiling histories in Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- Part 2. Veiling and fashion -- Religious modesty, fashionable glamour, and cultural text: veiling in Senegal / Leslie W. Rabine -- Modest bodies, stylish selves: fashioning virtue in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- "Should a good Muslim cover her face?" Pilgrimage, veiling, and fundamentalisms in Cameroon / José C. M. van Santen -- Part 3. Veiling/counter-veiling -- Invoking hijab: the power politics of spaces and employment in Nigeria / Hauwa Mahdi -- "We grew up free but here we have to cover our faces": veiling among Oromo refugees in Eastleigh, Kenya / Peri M. Klemm -- Vulnerability unveiled: Lubna's pants and humanitarian visibility on the verge of Sudan's secession / Amal Hassan Fadlalla.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Veils -- Social aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Muslim women -- Clothing -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Muslim women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Added Author Renne, Elisha P.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780253008145 025300814X 9780253008206 0253008204 025300828X (DLC) 2012049581
ISBN 025300828X (electronic bk.)
9780253008282 (electronic bk.)
9780253008145 (cloth : alk. paper)
025300814X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253008206 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253008204 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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