Vancouver. Greystone Press. Oct,2005. Stock ID #157837
Monochrome photographic illustrations, 184pp, notes, bibliography, index, very good copy in dustjacket. "From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, Western women visiting the Middle East discovered there a rare and precious commodity: freedom. From aristocrats to the working class, women of all backgrounds wrote of this astonishing paradox and of the region's enduring appeal." Publisher's description. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157837).