Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society - Marmon, Shaun Elizabeth

The figure of the eunuch in non-Western cultures has long been an object of mystery and mystification to the West. This thought-provoking interdisciplinary work goes beyond sensationalism and stereotypes to offer a sensitive reconstruction of the historical role of the eunuch in Islam. In doing so, Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society ...

Eunuchs and Sacred Boundaries in Islamic Society 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195071016

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