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Cities: Colonial Cities: Arab States
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The experiences of women in colonized Arab cities varied depending on colonial powers; time frames of colonial encounters; economic constellations and class based contexts; cultural and social factors such as religion, ethnicity, and race; ideas of particular colonial administrators; and individualized encounters with the colonial project. No two colonial cities were alik…

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Kuppinger, Petra, “Cities: Colonial Cities: Arab States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0211a>
First published online: 2009

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