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Guests of the Sheik

Guests of the Sheik A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman. Full description

Important places

Al Basrah (10)
Diwaniyeh (1)

Regions

Al-Qadisiyah (1)
Al-Basrah (10)
Baghdad (112)

Countries

Iraq (449)

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Western Asia (1,597)
Asia (12,966)