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A Quiet Revolution: The Veils Resurgence, from the Middle East to America
Leila Ahmed

Hardback $39.95 - YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
No Heading Text for this Section - Published: 1/May/2011 - ISBN: 9780300170955

In Cairo in the 1940s, Leila Ahmed was raised by a generation of women who never dressed in the veils and headscarves their mothers had worn. Today however, the majority of Muslim women in the Islamic world again wear the veil. This book presents the story of the veil's resurgence. Muslim women throughout the Islamic world again wear the veil.

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