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Aesthetics and ritual in the United Arab Emirates : the anthropology of food and personal adornment among Arabian women

Author: Aida Kanafani-Zahar
Publisher: Beirut : American University of Beirut, 1983.
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Kanafani-Zahar, Aida, 1952-
Aesthetics and ritual in the United Arab Emirates.
Beirut : American University of Beirut, 1983
(OCoLC)644010984
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aida Kanafani-Zahar
OCLC Number: 10385326
Description: xii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The anthropology of aesthetic experience --
Food rituals : general --
Food rituals : the tactile experience --
Food rituals : the olfactory and gustatory experience --
Body rituals : the olfactory experience --
Body rituals : the visual experience --
Body rituals : the mask --
Body rituals and aesthetic purification --
Aesthetic significance of food and body rituals --
Islam, rites of hospitality and aesthetics.
Responsibility: Aida S. Kanafani.

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