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- DescriptionExploring everything from fantasy architecture to neo-tribal sports and from Emirati dress codes to neo-Bedouin poetry contests, this title explodes the idea that the tribal is primitive and argues instead that it is an elite, exclusive, racist, and modern instrument for branding nations and shaping Gulf citizenship and identity.
- Author Biographymiriam cooke is Braxton Craven Distinguished Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University and author of several books, most recently Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Official (Duke, 2007) and Nazira Zeineddine: Biography of an Islamic Feminist Pioneer (Oneworld, 2010).
- Author(s)Miriam G. Cooke
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication07/01/2014
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note19 b/w photographs
- Weight40 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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