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.
Amy Houchen, February 3, 2009 (view all comments by Amy Houchen)
Although this book was written more than forty years ago, it's still very much worth reading for its perspective on the life of women in an traditional village in Iraq.
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