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Arab States Overview: Early 20th Century to Present
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For a sense of the complex epistemological and conceptual issues this entry raises, one need only to go to the Library of Congress online catalogue and type in the keywords “women” and “Arab countries.” The thousands of entries displayed encompass works on subjects as diverse as the place of women in the Palestinian nationalist movement, women's wri…

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Abu Khalil, Asʿad and Bier, Laura, “Arab States Overview: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0027>
First published online: 2009

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