A Social and Religious History of the Jews: High Middle Ages, 500-1200, Volume 6

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Columbia University Press, 1958 - History - 486 pages
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This book explores the puzzling phenomenon of new veiling practices among lower middle class women in Cairo, Egypt. Although these women are part of a modernizing middle class, they also voluntarily adopt a traditional symbol of female subordination. How can this paradox be explained?

An explanation emerges which reconceptualizes what appears to be reactionary behavior as a new style of political struggle--as accommodating protest. These women, most of them clerical workers in the large government bureaucracy, are ambivalent about working outside the home, considering it a change which brings new burdens as well as some important benefits. At the same time they realize that leaving home and family is creating an intolerable situation of the erosion of their social status and the loss of their traditional identity. The new veiling expresses women's protest against this. MacLeod argues that the symbolism of the new veiling emerges from this tense subcultural dilemma, involving elements of both resistance and acquiescence.

  

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Contents

REIGN OF LAW
3
HOMILIES AND HISTORIES
152
EXPANSION OF JUDAISM
204
RESTUDY OF THE BIBLE
235
THE FIRST FIVE CENTURIES
262
WORLD OF THE TALMUD
312
ABBREVIATIONS
317
LAWS HOMILIES AND THE BIBLE
384
HOMILIES AND HISTORIES
399
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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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