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Guests of the Sheik : an ethnography of an Iraqi village / Elizabeth Warnock Fernea.


Anchor Books ed.. New York : Doubleday, [1989] .
ISBN 0385014856, 9780385014854

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Subjects Iraq -- Nahr.
Manners and customs.
Nahr (Iraq) -- Social life and customs.
Women -- Iraq -- Nahr.
Women.
Description 346 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1989]
©1965
Notes Includes index.
Summary A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.
Contents Night journey: arrival in the village -- The sheik's harem -- Women of the tribe -- Women of the town -- Gypsies -- Housekeeping in El Nahra -- Problems of purdah -- I meet the sheik -- Ramadan -- The feast -- Moussa's house -- Weddings -- Salima -- One wife or four -- Summer -- Hussein -- Muharram -- Pilgrimage to Karbala -- Autumn -- An excursion into the country -- Winter -- Jabbar becomes engaged -- Death in the tribe and in the town -- At home in El Nahra -- Back to Baghdad -- Leave-taking.
Geographic Area Iraq
Network Numbers (OCoLC)20490196
(OCoLC)ocm20490196
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock, 1927-2008.
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