At the Crossroads of the World: Women of the Middle East

@article{Crocco2009AtTC,
  title={At the Crossroads of the World: Women of the Middle East},
  author={Margaret Smith Crocco and Nadia K. Pervez and Meredith Ann Katz},
  journal={The Social Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={100},
  pages={107 - 114}
}
The authors offer a brief introduction to the history of women of the Middle East, with a focus on three major religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). Schools are paying increased attention to teaching world history, but they are giving too little attention to incorporating women as part of world history. One of the major dividing lines within the Middle East has been religion, a fixed feature of the world history curriculum. The authors attempt to provide insights, based on new research… 

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