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Author Spellberg, Denise A.

Title Politics, gender, and the Islamic past : the Legacy of ʻAʼisha bint Abi Bakr / D.A. Spellberg.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  297.6 A299S    Check Shelf
Description x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and index.
Contents Approaches to the study of a legacy: an introduction -- Privileges and problems: the shaping of 'A'isha's historical persona -- The accusation of adultery and communal debate -- Gender and the politics of succession -- The politics of praise: 'A'isha and the development of Islamic female ideals -- The last word: a note in conclusion.
Subject ʻĀʼishah, approximately 614-678.
Muslim women.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Family.
Muslim women -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Family -- Bibliography.
ʻĀʼishah, approximately 614-678. (OCoLC)fst01803666
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632. (OCoLC)fst01836298
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Muslim women. (OCoLC)fst01030996
Saudi Arabia. (OCoLC)fst01210372
ʻĀʼiša Bint-Abī-Bakr, approximately approximately 613/614-678. (DE-588)118903888
Geschlechterrolle. (DE-588)4071776-8
Islam. (DE-588)4027743-4
Rolle. (DE-588)4130478-0
ʻĀʼiša Bint-Abī-Bakr.
Indexed Term Islam Women
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 0231079982 (alk. paper)
9780231079983 (alk. paper)
0231079990 (paperback)
9780231079990 (paperback)
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