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Table of Contents of Women in Islam

Introduction by Guity Nashat

Historical Background

Woman in Islamic Law, in the Koran, and in Tradition

Life in Family and Society

Women in Islamic History

Women in Islamic Culture

“In love there is sweetness and bitterness”

“My eyes shall gaze for ever only at your beauty”

On the Search for Identity

Selected Bibliography
Additional Bibliography
Recent Bibliography
About the Illustrations
Sources of Illustrations

Chronology of Islamic Dynasties