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Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Steven Caton

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Combining ethnography, film criticism, and extensive knowledge of the Middle East, this book presents an examination of the classic film, Lawrence of Arabia. The book is interested in why this epic ... More


“Beloved Istanbul”: Realism and the Transnational Imaginary in Turkish Popular Culture

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the ambiguous and troubled nature of modernity in present Turkey, focusing on Būlent Ersoy, a popular conservatory-trained singer who is not well thought of in official ... More


Women's Political Presence: A Path to Promoting Gender Interests?

Anna Larson

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter contextualizes the process, successes, and failures of affirmative action in the Afghan parliament since the Bonn Agreement established a reserved-seat system to guarantee Afghan women's ... More


Shadow Citizens: Jews in Independent Morocco

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the place of Jews in post-independence Moroccan society through their representation in national museums. Looking at conflicting narratives of different Muslim cohorts, the ... More


Why Portraits Hold No Meaning for Arabs

in Varieties of Muslim Experience: Encounters with Arab Political and Cultural Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726168
eISBN:
9780226726182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726182.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

In most places and times, detailed portraits are not common in cultures of Islam, but in other moments and portions of the Arab world—especially in the medieval period in Iraq, to say nothing of ... More


The Expropriation of Land and the Misappropriation of Lists

Matthew S. Hull

in Government of Paper: The Materiality of Bureaucracy in Urban Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272149
eISBN:
9780520951884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272149.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter concentrates on the ways that bureaucratic processes engage with people and things outside the office. Attempts to redirect the expropriation process by changing laws failed because no ... More


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