Behind the veil of Arabia

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Arabian Peninsula -- Description and tr

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Statement[by] Jørgen Bitsch. Translated from the Danish by Reginald Spink.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS208 .B513 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5853736M
LC Control Number62014728
OCLC/WorldCa1333143

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The veil that guards the women of the Saudi Arabia also hides behind it years of cruelty and injustice. It was a very strange experience to read this book. It appears highly prophetic to find out that the very people who call themselves the keepers Hypocrisy rules the land of the religion that strongly condemned the act the act of hypocrisy 4/5.

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PRINCESS: A TRUE STORY OF LIFE BEHIND THE VEIL IN SAUDI ARABIA by Jean P. Sasson is a true story based on information given to the writer by a Saudi Arabian princess. Sultana was born the tenth daughter of a prince of Saudi Arabia and grew up in a.

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia written by Jean Sasson. Taken from Wikipedia: Sasson first met 'Sultana', the Saudi. Editions for Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Pape Cited by: Buy a cheap copy of Princess: A True Story of Life Behind book by Jean Sasson.

Sultana is a Saudi Arabian princess, a woman born to fabulous, uncountable wealth. She has four mansions on three continents, her own private jet, glittering Free shipping over $/5(6).

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Behind the veil of Arabia. [Jorgen Bisch] -- Joren Bisch's book leads us into a land of contrasts where immense wealth and incredible poverty, colorful romance and medieval cruelty, exist side by side.

To penetrate the veil raised against. "The book is detailed, insightful, and engrossing. Anyone interested in the day-to-day triumphs and sorrows of women who live ’behind the veil’ will want to read this account."—Arab Book World "Wikan, a fine ethnographer, has an eye for everything that is distinctive about the culture and builds up a wholly convincing picture.

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Free download or read online Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jean Sasson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this non fiction, biography story are.4/5. Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia. Jean Sasson. For additional information about Jean Sasson and her books, or for updates on Princess Sultana, women’s issues, and Saudi Arabia, This book may not be duplicated in any way without the express written consent of the author,File Size: 2MB.

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"The book is detailed, insightful, and engrossing. Anyone interested in the day-to-day triumphs and sorrows of women who live 'behind the veil' will want to read this account."—Arab Book World "Wikan, a fine ethnographer, has an eye for everything that is distinctive about the culture and builds up a wholly convincing picture.

Jean Sasson talks about her book, [Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia]. After her presentation, she answers questions from members of the audience. A very interesting book about veiled women in Saudi Arabia viewed though a western lens.

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The author's credentials are immaculate, the story is fascinating and quite plausible, the narrative is gripping, yet the voice of Sultana is sometimes drowned by a louder American voice/5(K). Behind the Veil: An Australian Nurse in Saudi Arabia Kindle Edition by Lydia Laube (Author) out of 5 stars 26 ratings/5(26).

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia - Chapters Summary & Analysis Jean Sasson This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Princess.

Analysis on "Behind the Veil" by Dhu’l Nun Ayyoub Essay. Words 4 Pages. In the short story “From Behind the Veil,” written by Dhu’l Nun Ayyoub, the author changes how we feel about the main character throughout the sequencing of the plot. We as the readers learn more about how the protagonist really thinks coupled with what her.

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Get this from a library. Princess: a true story of life behind the veil in Saudi Arabia. [Jean P Sasson] -- American-born Sasson recounts the life story of a Saudi princess she met while living in Saudi Arabia, offering a glimpse of the appalling conditions endured by even privileged women in the Middle.

"The book is detailed, insightful, and engrossing. Anyone interested in the day-to-day triumphs and sorrows of women who live 'behind the veil' will want to read this account."—Arab Book World "Wikan, a fine ethnographer, has an eye for everything that is distinctive about the culture and builds up a wholly convincing : Behind the veil This was a good look at the second class status of Saudi woman.

This lady was a princess and described the legacy of shame on the women of Saudi Arabia, as well as to foreign women who come to work in the country. At the start she came across as a feisty young woman and I was hoping for good things to come.

Hidden behind her black floor-length veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband, her sons, and her a is a member of the Saudi royal family, closely related to the king.

For the sake of her daughters, she has decided to take the risk of speaking out about the life of women in her country, regardless of their rank.2/5(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wikan, Unni, Behind the veil in Arabia. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © (OCoLC).

Ciara Campos Professor Coleman Sociology February 6, A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia Jean P. Sasson wrote a true event story about a Saudi Arabian princess. It was about Sultana’s own life story and the whole book is in her point of view.Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia Jean Sasson, Author William Morrow & Company $20 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.Princess: A True Story of Life behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson 1.

In the introduction to Princess, Sultana tells the reader that, “It is wrong, however, to blame our Muslim faith for the lowly position of women in our society.”.