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Qājār Iran: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century
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Scholarly work on women in Qājār Iran has been immensely valuable since it has brought a new outlook to Iranian history and a vision for the future. In addition to novel interpretations of history based on “gender” and “woman,” many unknown facts about women's lives have been brought to light through analysis of previ…

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Fahid, Sima, “Qājār Iran: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0023>
First published online: 2009

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