Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

Summer 2016

Department 1



This brief introduction to the “What All Americans Should Know About Women in the Muslim World” series provides information about women in the Muslim world, why they are important for Americans to understand, some challenges that arise in the study of Muslim women, and what these particular papers bring to bear on the topic.


This is an introduction to the What All Americans Should Know about Women in the Muslim World project from several years of Professor Amy Evrard's course, ANTH 218: Islam and Women.

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