"[An] exemplary case of in-depth historical survey. . . . Women's studies in general and Middle Eastern studies in particular are much enriched by [this] work, which should be included in the readings of all who wish to gain a sound understanding of Muslim women and politics in the Middle East."-Haleh Afshar,Third World QuarterlyKeddie, Nikki R. is the author of 'Women in Middle Eastern History Shifting Boundaries in Sex and Gender', published 1993 under ISBN 9780300056976 and ISBN 0300056974.