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VEILED THREAT: THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN. by  Sally.  Inscribed Armstrong - Signed First Edition - from Capricorn Books and Biblio.com

VEILED THREAT: THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN.

by Armstrong, Sally. Inscribed

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Penguin, Toronto, 2002, first edition. 221 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0670043176 B&w map, photographs. INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: "FOR ____ BEST WISHES SALLY ARMSTRONG MAY 11, 2004". "September 27, 1996, marked the day the Taliban seized power in Afghanis tan, and the beginning of a five-year nightmare for the women of that country. 'Veiled Treat' introduces us to several women - among them a radio announcer, a psychiatrist, a pharmacist, a civil engineer and the new deputy prime minister of A f g h a n i stan, Dr. Sima Samar - who describe their waking hell under the Taliban's repressive measures. Denied schooling, employment and adequate health care and confined to their homes unless accompanied by a male relative, women struggled to s ur vi ve . B ut as (this book) vividly illustrates, women and girls also rebelled; many carried out cloak-and-dagger tactics to subvert the hateful edicts of the Taliban..." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. Fine/Near Fine.
  • Bookseller: Capricorn Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23516
  • Title: VEILED THREAT: THE HIDDEN POWER OF THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN.
  • Author: Armstrong, Sally. Inscribed
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0670043176
  • ISBN 13: 9780670043170
  • Publisher: Penguin, Toronto, 2002, first edition.
  • Place: Toronto
  • This edition first published: June 2002
  • Keywords: Afghanistan, Women, Legal status, Laws, Social conditions, Human rights, Misogyny, Religion, Politics, Political, Burqa, Burka, Hazaras, Employment, Taliban, Honor-killing, Marriage, Medical care, Health, Mujahideen, Kabul, Frozan Mahram, Executions
  • Bookseller catalogs: History and Travel;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;


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