The Making of the Modern Iranian Woman
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"an excellent feminist historiography of Iran upon which further research must be built." - Choice Choice
"Since the advent of the Islamic Republic a great number of books and articles have been written on women and Iran. The present book is the most comprehensive and original of them all, both in the sources used and in content." - Middle East Journal Middle East Journal
"An excellent source for students of Iranian history from a gender perspective, academics, and those who wish to understand contemporary political issues in Iran."
"Also recommended for those who wish to learn about contemporary Iran more generally." The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences
"Definitely one of the best books that have been written on gender and identity in Modern Iran."
"Original, well-researched, and relevant not only for scholars of Iran but also for anyone interested in the problematic constellation of nineteenth- and twentieth-century developing-world nationalisms, gender, and Western-identified modernity more generally."
"A superb, focused study." H-Net Book Review
"By looking at the origins of women's activism in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Camron Amin's book advances the debate on feminism and women's political empowerment in modern Iranian society and sheds light on the early history of the subject… Carefully researched, well written, and enlightening on numerous issues. It provides a useful discussion of a heated and ongoing debate in modern Iranian and Middle Eastern historiography." International Journal of Middle East Studies
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