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American studies encounters the Middle East

Author: Alex Lubin; Marwan M Kraidy
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Lubin; Marwan M Kraidy
ISBN: 9781469630137 1469630133 9781469628844 1469628848
OCLC Number: 927192545
Description: x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: American studies encounters the Middle East / Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy --
Diabolical enterprises and abominable superstitions: Islam and the conceptualization of finance in early American literature / Adam John Waterman --
Salim the Algerine: the Muslim who strayed into colonial Virginia / Judith E. Tucker --
"Race" and "blackness" in Moroccan rap: voicing local experiences of marginality / Cristina Moreno Almeida --
Call and response, radical belonging, and Arabic hip-hop in "the West" / Rayya El Zein --
The reception of U.S. discourse on the Egyptian revolution: between the popular and the official / Mounira Soliman --
Arab Spring, American autumn / Brian T. Edwards --
The uses of modernization theory: American foreign policy and mythmaking in the Arab world / Waleed Hazbun --
Travelling law: targeted killing, lawfare, and the deconstruction of the battlefield / Craig Jones --
Drone executions, urban surveillance, and the imperial gaze / Ashley Dawson --
Technology's borders: the U.S., Palestine, and Egypt's digital connections / Helga Tawil-Souri --
The counterrevolutionary year: the Arab Spring, the Gulf Cooperation Council, and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East / Osamah Khalil.
Responsibility: edited by Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy.

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