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Dreams of trespass : tales of a harem girlhood

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Mernissi, Fatima.
Call Number: 
964 M566
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The author, a sociologist, recounts her girlhood in the 1940s in a harem in Fez, Morocco.  These mid-twentieth-century harems were not the stereotypical opulent dwelling places for sultans’ concubines; instead they were sprawling domestic encampments designed to keep women and children in their own separate world.