Class Year


Document Type

Student Research Paper

Publication Date

Spring 2016




This work focuses on a controversial topic within women studies of the Islamic world, the very young marriage of Mohammad's second wife Aisha. The work attempts to meet the issue on level ground and explain that while this may seem as a spark on conflict between non-Muslim cultures and the Islamic world this marriage was not altogether that uncommon for the time.


This paper was written for Professor Amy Evrard's course, ANTH 218: Islam and Women, Spring 2015.

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