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Jacobson, David, 1959-
Of virgins and martyrs : women and sexuality in global conflict / David Jacobson
Alternate Title Women and sexuality in global conflict
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1075 .J34 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sex role -- History
Women -- Sexual behavior -- History
Women -- Identity -- History
War and society -- History
Physical Description viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents The honor of virgins: the biblical roots of patriarchy -- A pirouette in Europe: with Dutch women in the lead, history changes course -- Jerusalem, Rome, Mecca: a crescent rises in the firmament and in Arabia -- Global markets: putting homo economicus on the defensive -- Fashioning herself: women unbound by tradition -- Loathing the feminine mystique: the Islamist resistance -- Thoughts and consequences: the ink of scholars and the blood of martyrs -- Europe's winter of discontent: a clash of traditions and generations -- An education : women and men in Europe's poorer neighborhoods -- Islamist tipping points: why think radically in Europe?
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-239) and index
Series Themes in global social change

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