Life Behind the Veil,and Without It
Haleh Esfandiari on women in the Middle East
WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE EAST:
Past and Present.
By Nikki R. Keddie. Princeton Univ. Press. 389 pp. $24.95
This remarkable book enriches the field of Middle Eastern studies, to which Nikki Keddie has devoted herself for the past four decades. She has made it her particular concern to examine the lives of the region’s women, and the most important research of recent years...