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Apostles of transformation, anthology of Muslim women trailblazers in India, Akhtarul Wasey and Juhi Gupta, editors

This book brings together an impressive collection of meticulously collected articles on the lives and accomplishments of Muslim women icons of India. This work coalesces the stories of Muslim women achievers, their contribution to society and highlights their undeniable role in human progress
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Cover -- Half Title -- Title page -- Copyright -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Contributors -- About the Volume -- Illustrious Women of the Muslim University at Aligarh -- Vanguards of Change: Vignettes of Muslim Women Politicians in India -- A Muslim Lady Icon: An Unknown Face -- Indian Muslim Women Scientists as Mentors and Role Models -- Begum Qudsia Aizaz Rasul: The Only Muslim Woman in India's Constituent Assembly -- Heralds of Social Change: Women of Abdullah Family Paving the Way for Future Generations -- Saliha Abid Husain: The Unsung Literary Colossus -- Conversations with the Mother: A Hagiographical Reconstruction of Athankarai Nachiyar - Bibi Syed Ali Fathima -- Muslim Women Contributors to the Legacy of Urdu Literature: Ismat Chughtai and Qurratulain Hyder -- Begum Akhtar: The Queen Enthralling the World with Her Silken Voice -- Begums of Bhopal: Towards Muslim Women's Education -- Surayya Tayyabji: The Resolute Woman -- Anees Kidwai: A Warrior Chronicling the Lives of Women During Partition -- Razia Sultan: The First Woman Ruler of the Delhi Sultanate -- Economic and Educational Contribution of Women in Kashmir with Special Reference to Ateeqa Bano -- Begum Hamida Habibullah: Soul of Lucknow -- Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain: The Educationist and the Writer -- Lala Ded: A Great Mystic Poetess of Kashmir -- Nurjahan: The Mughal Empress -- Articulating Domesticity in Courtly Spaces: Embodiment and Subjectivity in Gulbadan Bano Begum's Humayun-nama -- Shareefa Hamid Ali: An Icon in the History of India -- Importance of Women Opting Law with an Exemplification of Justice Fathima Beevi -- Attia Hosain: Discovering Home and Self in a Distant Land -- Glossary -- Index
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non fiction
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1 online resource (337 pages)
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