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Chronological Overview
of books by Fatema Mernissi

  • L'Amour dans les pays musulman
    A travers le miroir des textes anciens
    Re-edition 2007 with new introduction, French original (1984), translated into 2 languages

  • Les Sindbads marocains
    Voyage dans le Maroc civique
    2004, French original, translated into 3 languages

  • Un Libro para la Paz
    (Asturias Prize Book)
    2004, (El Aleph)

  • Scheherazade Goes West
    Different Cultures, Different Harems
    2001, English original, translated into 10 languages

  • Are you inoculated against the Harem?
    Etes-vous vacciné contre le Harem?
    Texte-Test pour les messieurs qui adorent les dames
    1998, French original, Arabic translation

  • Les Ait-Débrouille
    ONG rurales du Haut Atlas
    1997, French original

  • Dreams of Trespass
    Tales of a Harem Girlhood
    1994, English original, translated into 25 languages

  • Women's Rebellion and Islamic Memory
    1993, French and English originals, translated into 4 languages

  • Islam and Democracy
    Fear of the Modern World
    1992, French original, translated into 7 languages

  • Forgotten Queens of Islam
    1990, French original, translated into 9 languages

  • Scheherazade is not a Moroccan, otherwise she would be a salaried worker!
    Shahrazad n'est pas marocaine, autrement elle serait salariée!
    1988, French original, Arabic translation

  • The Veil and the Male Elite
    A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam
    1988, French original, translated into 9 languages

  • Nissa' al' Gharb
    1985, A fieldwork report I carried out as an ILO consultant in the early 1980s, originally written in French "Femmes du Gharb". Arabic translation by Fatema Zriouil (Editions SMER, Rabat, 1985 - out of print).

  • L'amour dans les pays musulmans
    1984, French original, published as a 100-page special issue of the monthly magazine "Jeune Afrique Plus" (Issue N° 4, January 1984 - out of print). A paperback edition for Morocco was published by Editions Maghrébines, Casablanca, 1986 - out of print. Republished 2007

  • Al Hubb fi hadaratina al-Islamiya
    1983, Arabic original ("Love in our Muslim Civilisation"), published in Lebanon (Ad-Dar Al Alamiya, Beirut, 1983 - out of print)

  • Doing Daily Battle
    Interviews With Moroccan Women
    1983, French original, translated into 6 languages

  • As-Suluk Al-Jinsiy Fi Mujtama'in Islamiyin Taba'iy
    1982, This Arabic edition published in Lebanon by "Dar Al Hadatha" (P.O. Box 113/5335 Beirut) is the translation of a collection of articles I published in the Moroccan magazine "Lamalif".

  • Beyond The Veil
    Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society
    1975, English original, translated into 6 languages

  • Les Sindbads marocains

    Les Sindbads marocains

    Sheherazade goes West

    Women's Rebellion

    Dreams of Trespass

    The Veil and the Male Elite

    Islam and Democracy