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Representations: Lebanon
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Introduction

Representations of women in a particular culture at particular moments in history are invariably the function of sociopolitical dynamics. Lebanon falls geographically, and as a member of the Arab League, within the Islamic Arab culture, yet its population is officially constituted of an almost equal mixture of Christians and Muslims. In proportion to its small si…

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Hamadeh, Najla, “Representations: Lebanon”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001421>
First published online: 2011



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