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Remembering childhood in the Middle East : memoirs from a century of change

Author: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Elizabeth Warnock Fernea, a well-known writer of books and documentary films about women and the family in the Middle East, has collected stories of childhoods spent in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. The accounts span the entire twentieth century, a full range of ethnicities and religions, and the social spectrum from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Remembering childhood in the Middle East.
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606916691
Online version:
Remembering childhood in the Middle East.
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)631459406
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
ISBN: 0292725469 9780292725461 0292725477 9780292725478
OCLC Number: 49493531
Language Note: Translated into English.
Notes: Some essays translated from Arabic or French, and previously published.
Description: viii, 354 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert A. Fernea --
The end of the Ottoman Empire (1923). An Arab faces the modern world / Mohammed Fadhel Jamali --
Pictures from the past / Nazik Ali Jawdat --
Growing up different / Charles Issawi --
Al-Dahlah / Mansur al-Hazimi --
Circassian memories / Janset Berkok Shami --
On the elusive chords of memory: remembering ʻAkka / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
European colonial rule and the rise of Arab nationalism (1830-1971); Establishment of the state of Israel (1948). Damascus the golden / Hoda al-Naamani --
Too heavy a name / Yıldıray Erdener --
San Remo and Marg / Hassan Aziz Hassan --
An Iraqi childhood / Basima Bezirgan --
An Egyptian childhood / Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot --
My education in half the world / Mohammed Ghanoonparvar --
By the rivers of Babylon (Psalm 137) / Avraham Zilkha --
Childhood memories / Halim Barakat --
On quarantine island / Güneli Gün --
My story / Zbida Shetlan --
Death of the patriarch / Mahnaz Afkhami --
New nations (1952-1962); Oil wealth and OPEC (1973-); Israeli-Palestinian wars (1967, 1973); Camp David treaty (1979); Iranian revolution (1979). A Meknassi boyhood / Salah-Dine Hammoud --
Childhood in the sand / Saif Abbas Abdulla Dehrab --
First voyage / Hamza al-Din --
The coup of May 27, 1960 / Akile Gürsoy --
A refugee childhood / Rafiq Abdul Rahman --
Theft in broad daylight / Abdelaziz Abbassi --
Aunt Najla / Fedwa Malti-Douglas --
Memories of a Nubian boyhood: growing up in a Sudanese Nile village / Awad Abdelrahim Abdelgader with Linda Boxberger --
A Muslim childhood / Ali Eftekhary --
The post-colonial Middle East (1971-). My childhood: innocence, politics, and rebellion / Shafeeq N. Ghabra --
East West / Maysoon Pachachi --
They all burned in our fires: life in Tel Aviv of the 1950s / Esther Raizen --
Thinking of violence / Lilia Labidi --
Eyes of indirection / Suad Joseph --
Childhood memories / Abdelaziz Jadir --
Would I have become a writer without my sister? / Nahid Rachlin --
My childhood memories and the legends of Kurdistan / Mustafa Mirzeler --
Return to childhood / Leila Abouzeid --
Music and I / Randa Abou-Bakr. The end of the Ottoman Empire (1923) / Mohammed Fadhel Jamali (Iraq) ; Nazik Jawdat (Syria/Lebanon) ; Charles Issawi (Egypt) ; Mansur al-Hazimi (Saudi Arabia) ; Janset Shami (Jordan) ; Selma Khadra Jayyusi (Palestine) --
European colonial rule and the rise of Arab nationalism (1830-1967) --
Establishment of the state of Israel (1948) / Hoda Naamani (Syria/Lebanon) ; Yildiray Erdener (Turkey) ; Hassan Aziz Hassan (Egypt) ; Basima Bezirgan (Iraq) ; Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot (Egypt) ; Mohammed Ghanoonparvar (Iran) ; Avraham Zilkha (Israel) ; Halim Barakat (Syria/Lebanon) ; Güneli Gün (Turkey) ; Zbida Shetlan (Tunisia) ; Mahnaz Afkhami (Iran) --
New nations (1952-1963). Oil wealth and OPEC (1973) --
Israeli-Palestinian wars (1967, 1973) --
Camp David treaty (1979) --
Iranian revolution (1979) / Salah-Dine Hammoud (Morocco) ; Saif Abbas Dehrab (Kuwait) ; Hamza al-Din (Egypt) ; Akile Gursoy (Turkey) ; Rafiq Abdul Rahman (Palestine) ; Abdul Aziz Abbassi (Morocco) ; Fedwa Malti-Douglas (Lebanon) ; Awad Abdelrahim Abdelgader (Sudan) ; Ali Eftekari (Iran) --
The post-colonial Middle East (1971) / Shafeeq N. Ghabra (Kuwait) ; Maysoon Pachachi (Iraq) ; Esther Raizen (Israel) ; Lilia Labidi (Tunisia) ; Suad Joseph (Lebanon/United States) ; Abdelaziz Jadir (Morocco) ; Nahid Rachlin (Iran) ; Mustafa Mirzeler (Turkey/Kurdistan) ; Leila Abouzeid (Morocco) ; Ronda Abou-Bakr (Egypt).
Responsibility: collected and edited by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea ; introduction by Robert A. Fernea.
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