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Published: 15 February 2016

192 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849045575

Bookseller Code (01)

Veiled and Unveiled in Chechnya and Daghestan

Iwona Kaliszewska and Maciej Falkowski

A Hurst Publication

  • Fascinating ethnography of women in the Caucasus living through a period of Islamic revivalism
  • Candid interviews with subjects about polygamy, prostitution, sex, and religion
  • Interdisciplinary reportage that is both highly readable and also sheds light on anthropology, gender studies, and Islamic Studies
  • A remarkable account of a remarkable journey - through and around the North Caucasus in a period of religious and political ferment

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