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Sources and Methods: Central Asia: 18th century to early 20th century
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Introduction

The subject of “Islam and women,” including the daily lives of Central Asian women, has become a focal point for endless discussion. People with different political ideas or historical understandings, i.e. modernists, fundamentalists, socialists, or feminists have approached the position of Muslim women in Central Asian history from their own point of view. …

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Gulchekhra Sultonova and Sanavar Shadmanova, “Sources and Methods: Central Asia: 18th century to early 20th century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002112>
First published online: 2017



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