The Forgotten Queens of Islam
When Benazir Bhutto became prime minister of Pakistan in 1988, many claimed that it was a blasphemous assault on Islamic tradition since no Muslim state, critics alleged, had ever been governed by a woman. But Fatima Mernissi examined fifteen centuries of Islamic history and discovered that the critics were wrong. Recovering the stories of fifteen Islamic queens, this remarkable exploration tells how they ascended the throne, how they governed and exercised their power, and how their forgotten reigns influence the ways in which politics is practiced in Islam today.
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Review: Forgotten Queens of IslamUser Review - affad - Goodreads
There are a lot of thoughts I have to process on this. Its true, not what I expected like so many other comments left by others. However, its sad that so many people questioned the "sort of Islam ... Read full review
Review: Forgotten Queens of IslamUser Review - Samah - Goodreads
I just like this one a lot of information we forgot or we never learned in history as the name the forgotten queens Read full review
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