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Modernizing Marriage
Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth– and Early Twentieth–Century Egypt

Kenneth M. Cuno

Paper $24.95s    |    978-0-8156-3006-7    |    2018

Cloth $39.95s    |    978-0-8156-3392-1    |    2015

ebook 978-0-8156-5316-5

Winner of the 2015 Albert Hourani Book Award

"A must-read not only for historians of the modern Middle East, but for historians of family law and life more generally."—American Historical Review

"Modernizing Marriage is likely to be the definitive history of marriage in Egypt for a very long time."—Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

"[Cuno’s] careful research and thoughtful analysis make Modernizing Marriage not only an essential read for scholars of Egyptian legal history and Egyptian women but also instructive for those exploring questions about the law, family, and global flows of influence in other times and places."—Journal of Social History

"This book provides a glimpse into an area difficult for western feminists to access and as such serves as a valuable introduction and starting point for expanding our perspectives."—Journal of Women’s History

  Modernizing Marriage

Kenneth M. Cuno   Kenneth M. Cuno is associate professor of history at the University of Illinois. He is the author of The Pasha’s Peasants: Land, Society, and Economy in Lower Egypt,1740–1858, coeditor of Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia, and coeditor of Race and Slavery in the Middle East.

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6 x 9, 320 pages, 7 black-and-white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index

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