Autumn 2002 (10.3)
Business and Opportunities
"Women, Beauty and Sanctity,"
a new book by writer Sabir Ganjali, addresses the history of
women all over the world, with a special focus on Azerbaijan
and the Muslim East. This book addresses the historical attitudes
toward women, especially those found among ancient Turks and
in the Koran. In a chapter on women rulers, he discusses figures
such as Cleopatra and Margaret Thatcher, as well as Azerbaijani
leaders like Tomris, Nushaba, Mahinbanu and Mahrijan Khanum.
He also explores the legacies of female poets like Mahsati Ganjavi
and Khurshudbanu Natavan. Ganjali's 335-page encyclopedia is
in Azeri, English and Russian. Azerbaijan Publishing House. Available
at AZER.com. Click on Store.
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