An Enchanted Modern: Lara Deeb’s Anthropologic Study

It is very rare to find a book that deals predominantly with Muslim women that does not have the words, "women", "Muslim", and most significantly "veil" in the title, especially when hijab is a recurring topic in the book. An Enchanted Modern by Lara Deeb immediately gets 10 points from me, for breaking the "behind/beyond/under/inside/uncovering the veil" title cliché.The subjects of the book (whom Deeb refers to as the "pious modern") give the reader an insider’s perspective into their lives a … [Read more...]


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