Reviews

Author: 
Carol Malt
Reviewer: 
Nada Shabout

Shabout on Malt, 'Women's Voices in Middle Eastern Museums: Case Studies in Jordan'

Carol Malt. Women's Voices in Middle Eastern Museums: Case Studies in Jordan. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2005. xxxvii + 138 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3078-4.

Reviewed by Nada Shabout (School of Visual Arts, University of North Texas) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (October, 2006)

Women and the Politics of Presentation

Author: 
Janet Afary, Kevin B. Anderson
Reviewer: 
Babak Rahimi

Rahimi on Afary and Anderson, 'Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism'

Janet Afary, Kevin B. Anderson. Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. xii + 346 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-00785-4; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-00786-1.

Reviewed by Babak Rahimi (Literature Department, University of California, San Diego) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (October, 2006)

Author: 
Nicholas B. Breyfogle
Reviewer: 
Chris J. Chulos

Chulos on Breyfogle, 'Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia's Empire in the South Caucasus'

Nicholas B. Breyfogle. Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia's Empire in the South Caucasus. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. xvii + 347 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4242-1.

Reviewed by Chris J. Chulos (Department of History, Roosevelt University) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (September, 2006)

Religion, Ethnicity, and Empire on the Margins of Tsarist Russia

Author: 
Saurabh Dube
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Goffman

Goffman on Dube, 'Stitches on Time: Colonial Textures and Postcolonial Tangles'

Saurabh Dube. Stitches on Time: Colonial Textures and Postcolonial Tangles. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004. xv + 259 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3337-1; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3325-8.

Reviewed by Carolyn Goffman (Department of English, DePaul University) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (September, 2006)

Fabric Woven, Stitched, and Torn

Author: 
Paul A. Silverstein
Reviewer: 
Deborah Harrold

Harrold on Silverstein, 'Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and Nation'

Paul A. Silverstein. Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and Nation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. x + 298 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21712-7; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34451-9.

Reviewed by Deborah Harrold (Department of Political Science, Bryn Mawr College) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (September, 2006)

Author: 
Hala El Badry
Reviewer: 
Iman Al-Ghafari

Al-Ghafari on Badry, 'A Certain Woman'

Hala El Badry. A Certain Woman. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2003. 216 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-977-424-787-3.

Reviewed by Iman Al-Ghafari (Department of Comparative Literature, Tishreen University) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (August, 2006)

Domination of Women Underlies Public Inequalities

Author: 
Gerardo Mosquera, Jean Fisher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jessica Winegar

Winegar on Mosquera and Fisher, 'Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture'

Gerardo Mosquera, Jean Fisher, eds. Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. 431 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-13440-8.

Reviewed by Jessica Winegar (Department of Anthropology, Fordham University) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (August, 2006)

Opacity, Cultural Translation, and Peripheral Art

Author: 
Lisa Pollard
Reviewer: 
Mario M. Ruiz

Ruiz on Pollard, 'Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt, 1805-1923'

Lisa Pollard. Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt, 1805-1923. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xv + 287 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-24023-0; ISBN 978-0-520-24022-3.

Reviewed by Mario M. Ruiz (Department of History, Hofstra University) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (July, 2006)

All in the Family: Reconceptualizing Modernity in Colonial Egypt

Author: 
Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych
Reviewer: 
Jocelyn Sharlet

Sharlet on Stetkevych, 'Poetics of Islamic Legitimacy: Myth, Gender, and Ceremony in the Classical Arabic Ode'

Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych. Poetics of Islamic Legitimacy: Myth, Gender, and Ceremony in the Classical Arabic Ode. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. xvi + 383 pp. $59.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-34119-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21536-9.

Reviewed by Jocelyn Sharlet (Program in Comparative Literature, University of California, Davis) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (January, 2006)

Author: 
Kevin Dwyer
Reviewer: 
Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon

Ben Youssef Zayzafoon on Dwyer, 'Beyond Casablanca: M. A. Tazi and the Adventure of Moroccan Cinema'

Kevin Dwyer. Beyond Casablanca: M. A. Tazi and the Adventure of Moroccan Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 433 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34462-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21719-6.

Reviewed by Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon (School of Arts and Humanities, University of Alabama at Birmingham) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (January, 2006)

Author: 
Samiha El Katsha, Susan Watts
Reviewer: 
Jihad Makhoul

Makhoul on Katsha and Watts, 'Gender, Behavior and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt'

Samiha El Katsha, Susan Watts. Gender, Behavior and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt. Cairo: The American University of Cairo Press, 2002. xxii + 229 pp. $24.50 (paper), ISBN 978-977-424-728-6.

Reviewed by Jihad Makhoul (Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut.) Published on H-Gender-MidEast (December, 2005)

Schistosomiasis: A View From Within

Author: 
eds Jill Beaulieu and Mary Roberts
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier

Valkenier on Beaulieu and Roberts, 'Orientalism's Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography' and Jill Beaulieu and Mary Roberts, 'Orientalism's Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography'

Jill Beaulieu, Mary Roberts, eds. Orientalism's Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2002. ix + 227 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2874-2; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2859-9.eds Jill Beaulieu and Mary Roberts. Orientalism's Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002. ix + 227 pp.

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