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Women belonging to families wealthy enough to hire nannies to help with childcare frequently worked as perfume-makers, and also were employed in courts and temples, as acrobats, dancers, singers, and musicians, which were all considered respectable pursuits for upper-class women. There are significant numbers of ancient technology inventions that were developed in the Islamic world that has at various times extended from al-Andalus and Africa to the Indian subcontinent and Malay archipelago.

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