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Author Katz, Sheila H.
Title Women and gender in early Jewish and Palestinian nationalism / Sheila H. Katz.
Imprint Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2003]
©2003

Author Katz, Sheila H.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Political activity -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and feminism -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and feminism -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish women -- Political activity -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish women -- Political activity -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
Women, Palestinian Arab -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Israel -- Identity.
Palestinian Arabs -- Israel -- Ethnic identity.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 224 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207) and index.
Summary ''In this landmark book, Katz skillfully demonstrates the complex ways that gender ideology was inextricably linked to and reinforced the formation of both Palestinian Arab and Jewish Zionist national identities in the first half of the 20th century.
Contents Table of Contents; Preface xi; Part I. Texts and Contexts; 1. (En)Gendering Nations: Introduction 3; 2. Reframing Questions: Scaffolds of Scholarship 17; 3. Historicizing Narratives I: Under the Ottomans 29; 4. Historicizing Narratives II: Under the British 51; Part II. Imagining Communities; 5. Politicizing Masculinities: Shahada and Haganah 69; 6. Feminizing Lands: 'Ird and Ard, Adam and Adama 82; 7. Imagining Women: Umma and Um, 'Am and Imma 95; Part III. Hierarchies of Difference; 8. Civilizing Women: Hygiene and Lace 109; 9. Educating Girls: Reading and Revolution 120.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0813031311 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780813031316 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
OCLC # 172758914
Additional Format Print version: Katz, Sheila H. Women and gender in early Jewish and Palestinian nationalism. Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2003 9780813026183 (DLC) 2003040245 (OCoLC)51536670.


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