Of Virgins and Martyrs

Jacobson, David

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2012. Hardcover. This index helps to illuminate why women's sexuality, dress, and image so compel militant Muslim outrage and sometimes violent action, revealing a deeper human story of how women's status defines competing moral visions of society and why this present clash is erupting with such ferocity. Series: Themes in Global Social Change. Num Pages: 272 pages, 14, 14 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: JFSJ1; JHBK5. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 158 x 22. Weight in Grams: 490. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781421407531

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Title: Of Virgins and Martyrs
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Publication Date: 2012
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