Arab Women in Algeria.

The book presents the first English edition of Hubertine Auclert's "Arab Women in Algeria". Hubertine Auclert lived in Algeria from 1888 to 1892 where she investigated the customs that defined the condition of women, and in doing so, she witnessed both the exploitation of women and th...

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Main Author: Auclert, Hubertine.
Other Authors: Grenez Brovender, Jacqueline.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Warschau/Berlin : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction by Denise Brahimi
  • Two New Themes
  • The Education of Arab Girls
  • Polygamy
  • A Plurality of Life Styles
  • Arab Women in Algeria
  • 1 Women, Arabs, and Assimilation
  • 1.1 Arabs without Representation in Parliament
  • 1.2 Do Arabs Deserve to Be Given French Citizenship?
  • 1.3 Do Arabs Want to Become French?
  • 1.4 Who Are the Barbarians?
  • 1.5 Must Arabs Remove Their Traditional Garb?
  • 2 Women, Men, and the Arab Family
  • 2.1 Arab Marriage is Child Rape
  • 2.2 Arab Nuptials
  • 2.3 Polygamy
  • 2.4 Repudiation
  • 2.5 Divorce
  • 3 What Arab Women Say about Love
  • 3.1 Love in the Tent
  • 3.2 The Cost of Adultery
  • 3.3 Thirteenth Century Feminists in Miliana
  • 3.4 A Five-Year Gestation
  • 3.5 When Prostitution is a Priesthood
  • 4 Arts, Crafts, and the Education of Arab Women
  • 4.1 The making of a Muslim Female Physician
  • 4.2 Algiers without Arab Schools for Girls
  • 4.3 Adornments, Costume, African Women's Art of Being Beautiful
  • 5 Arab Customs and Beliefs
  • 5.1 Arab Death
  • 5.2 Houris and Paradise
  • 5.3 Women Soothsayer
  • 5.4 A Little Girl's Brain
  • 5.5 Love as a Talisman
  • 6 Some Aspects of Life in Algeria
  • 6.1 Caravansaries - The Desert - Laghouat
  • 6.2 Locusts
  • 6.3 My Gazelle Yzette
  • 7 Arabs and Settlers
  • 7.1 The Arab Soldier
  • 7.2 The Beni-Gharaba
  • 7.3 The Fantasia
  • 7.4 Divorce Seekers
  • 7.5 Sadia
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index.