Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist

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In 1923, when the pioneer of feminist activism, Huda Shaarawi, removed her veil in Cairo's train station, she created what became a landmark (and much-copied) gesture for feminists throughout Egypt and the Middle East and cemented her status as one of the most important feminists in twentieth-century Egypt. In Casting off the Veil, her granddaughter Sania Sharawi Lanfranchi uses never-before seen letters and photographs to explore the life and thought of Egypt's first feminist, as she campaigned against British occupation, ...

Casting off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist 2014, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781784532765

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Casting Off the Veil: The Life of Huda Shaarawi, Egypt's First Feminist 2011, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781848857193

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