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Author Amin, Camron Michael.
Title The making of the modern Iranian woman : gender, state policy, and popular culture, 1865-1946 / Camron Michael Amin.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2002]

Author Amin, Camron Michael.
Subject Women -- Iran -- History.
Feminism -- Iran -- History.
Women's rights -- Iran -- History.
Iran -- Social policy -- 18th century.
Iran -- Social policy -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 320 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-312) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary ''Combining the best of archival research, oral history, and textual analysis ... Amin's text offers new avenues of inquiry into the relationship between modern states and the lives of their female citizens.''--Lisa Pollard, University of North Carolina, Wilmington''An imaginative and well-documented study of the development of modern Iranian womanhood [that] demonstrates the developing nature of the patriarchal obstacles in the way of women's emancipation as much as it reveals the dynamism and complexity of the Women's Awakening.
Contents Table of Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables ix; Preface xi; 1. The "Women's Awakening" Reconsidered 1; 2. Tradition and Renewal 16; 3. Imagining the Modern Iranian Woman 48; 4. Unveiling and Its Discontents 80; 5. Renewal's Bride 114; 6. The Capable Woman 142; 7. The Limits of Emancipation 189; 8. Breaking with Male Guardianship 215; 9. The Legacy of the Women's Awakening 246; Notes 255; Bibliography 301; Index 313.
ISBN 0813031265 (electronic bk.)
9780813031262 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 77142201
Additional Format Print version: Amin, Camron Michael. Making of the modern Iranian woman. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2002 0813024714 (DLC) 2002016574 (OCoLC)48810504.

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