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Mass mediations new approaches to popular culture in the Middle East and beyond

Author: Walter Armbrust
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Press 2000
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a stimulating diversity of perspectives, this collection examines how popular culture through mass media defines the scale and character of social interaction in the Middle East. The contributors approach popular culture broadly, with an interest in how it creates new scales of communication and new dimensions of identity that affect economics, politics, aesthetics, and performance
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Genre/Form: Konferenzschrift
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Armbrust
ISBN: 0520219252 9780520219250
OCLC Number: 837434153
Notes: A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program
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Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Preface; Note of Transliteration; 1. Introduction; 2. Public Culture in Arab Detroit; 3. The 6/8 Beat Goes On: Persian Popular Music; 4. Sa'ida Sultan/Danna International; 5. Playing It Both Ways; 6. Joujouka/Jajouka/Zahjoukah; 7. Nasser 56/Cairo 96: Reimaging Egypt's Lost Community; 8. Consuming Damascus; 9. The Hairbrush and the Dagger; 10. "Beloved Istanbul"; 11. Badi'a Masabni, Artiste and Modernist; 12. American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope; 13. The Golden Age before the Golden Age; References; List of Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Walter Armbrust

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