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passport, American, confiscation of, viii,
12
,
95
,
105
,
117
,
119
–20

persecution of Jews

in Afghanistan,
150
,
153
,
157
–59

in Morocco 148–49

in Ottoman Empire,
149

in Persia (Iran),
150

in Yemen,
149

Polo, Marco,
81
–82

polygamy,
11
,
24
,
28
,
29
,
52
,
38
,
61
,
66
,
85
,
143
,
152
,
154
,
177
,
198
,
201

Poullada, Leon B.,
40
,
129

prostitution,
213

Purdah, x–xi,
20
,
25
,
39
,
41
,
43
,
52
,
56
,
58
,
87
,
89
,
111
,
115
,
143
,
161
,
198

Qaddafi, Muammar,
210
–11

racism

Islamic,
68
,
74

Western,
174
–75,
203

Rahmany, Maga,
42
–44

Rais, Shah Mohammed,
190

rape, in Islamic world,
45
,
69
–70,
210
–11,
213

Ray, James Earl,
164

Ray, Satyajit,
5
,
122

Rehov, Pierre,
166

refugees, Afghan,
130
,
135
,
194
–95,
197
–98

Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan (RAWA),
199

Sadat, Anwar, and Jihan,
167
–68

Sadeed, Suraya,
193
–94

Safi, Hanifa (Afghan feminist martyr),
196

Samar, Dr. Simar,
195
–96

Saquo, Bacha,
84

Sasson, Jean,
166

Second-Wave feminism,
127
,
183
–84

Sediqui, Najla (Afghan feminist martyr),
196

Seierstad, Asne,
42
,
190
–91

servants, mistreatment of, in Afghanistan,
10
,
14
,
22
–23,
27
,
69
–71,
75
–77,
111

Shafia, Tooba Yaya, Hamed, and Mohammed,
201
–2

see also
honor killing

Shah Abdur Rahman,
40
,
89
–90,
115
–16,
150

Shah, Idries,
212

Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi,
10

Shah, Saira (contemporary granddaughter of MacKenzie Shah),
178
,
212
–13

Shah, Sirdar Iqbal Ali (Saira MacKenzie’s Afghan husband),
19
,
35

Shah, Tahir (contemporary grandson of MacKenzie Shah),
212

Shahnameh of Firadausi,
115

Sharban/Shahbani family,
35
,
71
,
73
,
151

Sharia law,
121
,
149
,
187
,
204
,
209

Silk Road,
33
,
147
,
153

slavery

Islamic world,
56
,
67
–71,
188

Western world abolition of,
174

Western world,
186

Soviet Union

Daoud Khan and,
130
,
135
–36

infiltration of Afghanistan,
129

invasion of Afghanistan,
38
,
83
,
92
,
129
–30

occupation of Afghanistan,
131
–39,
166
,
168
,
170
,
190
,
195
–97,
199
,
204
,
210
,
218

Stark, Freya,
148

Stewart, Rhea Talley,
39
,
52
,
83
,
92
,
114

Stewart, Rory,
215

Sultan, Wafa,
165

Taliban

Afghanistan and,
42
,
172
,
193
–95,
211
,
217

Buddhist statues in Bamiyan and,
81

medicine and,
195
–96,
211

mujahideen and,
131
–32

women and,
193
–98,
204
,
213

Tanner, Stephen,
92

Taraki, Nur Muhamad,
135

Teheran, Iran,
10
–11,
114
,
167

terrorism, Islamist,
132
,
165
–70,
173
–74,
214
,
217

Tomsen, Peter,
115
–16

Turkey

Armenian genocide and,
189–90

Islamism and,
184
–85

UNESCO,
134
,
160

United Nations,
197
–98

Van Dyke, Jere,
41

veiling

unveiling,
39
–40,
43
–44,
83
–84,
114
,
132

see
burqa

Viswanath, Sunita,
199

Vorgetts, Fahima,
200

Warraq, Ibn,
121
,
174

Western travelers to Muslim lands,
13
,
40
–42,
60
–61,
63
,
64
,
69
–70,
147
–49,
158
,
215

Western wives

see
Abdullah, Morag Murray; Alireza, Marianne; Legh-Jones; Alison; Mahmoody, Betty; Wilson, G. Willow

Wharton, Edith,
67
–68,
148
–49

Wieseltier, Leon,
211

Wilson, G. Willow,
57

Women for Afghan Women (WAW),
199
,
213

World War II,
12
,
99
,
158

X, Malcolm,
163
–64

Ye’or, Bat,
149

Zabuli, Abdul Majid,
153
–54

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