Guests of the Sheik

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Guests of the Sheik

An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385014854, 368pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1995


A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.