"[A] brilliant study of moral constraint and personal expression . . . detailed, immediate, and superbly composed." -- Clifford Geertz, American Ethnologist
Great read allowing much insight into the customs of a foreign culture.Published 4 months ago by Thomas D.
Needed it for class. Don't regret having to read it for class. Taught me a lot about the Bedouin culture. I love that they tell stories through poetry. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ricardo Francis
So much food for thought. Lila Au Lughood is so good at just presenting what happens or her observations. Fascinating topic and lovely writing style. Highly recommend.Published 15 months ago by shd7s
Lila Abu-Lughod is an Egyptian woman who lived and studied in the United States. She had no ties with her Egyptian side. Read morePublished 17 months ago by F-f-frozen Never Land / Little Stinkers
Veiled Sentiments is a very interesting ethnography that has a deep understanding and a massive insight towards the culture of the Bedouins in the Western-Desert who call... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Ahmed Ali
I write thrillers and have a protagonist in Morocco and a Bedouin woman in Spain; I'd like the Bedouin to be a voice of Muslim feminism. Read morePublished on April 8, 2013 by Robert E. Cook
In Lila Abu-Lughod's ethnography, Veiled Sentiments, she analyzes the traditions and values of the Awlad `Ali tribes, which are... Read more