Women's Orients, English women and the Middle East, 1718-1918: sexuality, religion, and work

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University of Michigan Press, 1992 - History - 417 pages
A study of two centuries of British women's travel to the Middle East provides new perspectives for understanding the history of colonialism

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Contents

ORIENTALISM TRAVEL AND GENDER
25
AUTONOMY
57
Lady
77
Copyright

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Billie Melman was educated in Tel Aviv and London. She is Professor of Modern History at Tel Aviv University. She has written extensively on British popular culture, British orientalism and the culture of colonialism, on history and memory, and on gender.