Performing Islam

Performing Islam

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qPerforming Islamq focuses on a wide spectrum of ritual activities in Iran today as a key for elucidating social, cultural and political processes, but in particular the values and beliefs underpinning gender constructions in a rapidly changing complex society.wear make-up or gold jewellery as an expression of a transition to womanhood and are complemented for their good looks. ... of fertility, with links to votive dishes like kachi and samanu, which have regenerative associations (see Chapter 4).

Title:Performing Islam
Author:Azam Torab
Publisher:BRILL - 2007


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