I would like to thank Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard, Professor J. Pitt-Rivers, Dr. John Beattie, Mr. Albert Hourani, Mr. Adel Kamal, Mr. André Singer, Dr. Graham Watson, and Mr. Wasfl Yusif for their useful comments on this paper. I am also grateful to Professor Nur Yalman for inviting me to read this paper at the University of Chicago. His comments and those of his colleagues were of great help to me.
“On the Modesty of Women in Arab Muslim Villages”: A Reply1
Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009
1970 American Anthropological Association
Volume 72, Issue 5, pages 1079–1088, October 1970
How to Cite
Abu-Zahra, N. M. (1970), “On the Modesty of Women in Arab Muslim Villages”: A Reply. American Anthropologist, 72: 1079–1088. doi: 10.1525/aa.1970.72.5.02a00080
- Issue published online: 28 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009
- Accepted for publication 22 December 1969.
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