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The Resource The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg

The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg

Label
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan
Title
The underground girls of Kabul
Title remainder
in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Jenny Nordberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.309581
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1075.5.A3
LC item number
N67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boys. The rebel mother ; The foreigner ; The chosen one ; The son maker ; The politician ; The underground girls ; The naughty one -- Youth. The tomboy ; The candidate ; The Pashtun Tea Party ; The future bride ; The sisterhood -- Men. The bodyguard ; The romantic ; The driver ; The warrior ; The refusers ; The goddess ; Zoroastrianism across the globe -- Fathers. The defeated ; The castoff ; The wife ; The father -- One of the boys
Control code
1552250
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 350 pages
Isbn
9780307952493
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1552250
  • (Sirsi) 1552250
  • (OCoLC)851420427
Label
The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan, Jenny Nordberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boys. The rebel mother ; The foreigner ; The chosen one ; The son maker ; The politician ; The underground girls ; The naughty one -- Youth. The tomboy ; The candidate ; The Pashtun Tea Party ; The future bride ; The sisterhood -- Men. The bodyguard ; The romantic ; The driver ; The warrior ; The refusers ; The goddess ; Zoroastrianism across the globe -- Fathers. The defeated ; The castoff ; The wife ; The father -- One of the boys
Control code
1552250
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 350 pages
Isbn
9780307952493
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1552250
  • (Sirsi) 1552250
  • (OCoLC)851420427

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