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Pop culture Arab world! : media, arts, and lifestyle

Pop culture Arab world! : media, arts, and lifestyle

Author: Andrew Hammond
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2005.
Series: Popular culture in the contemporary world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Of interest to all those who wish to understand how popular culture works hand in hand with the politics of the Arab world, Pop Culture Arab World! is a concise but scholarly review of the history and controversies surrounding popular culture in the Arabic-speaking world. From the golden age of Egyptian cinema in the 1950s and 1960s to the impact of reality TV shows today this unique resource provides a refreshing  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hammond
ISBN: 1851094490 9781851094493 1851094547 9781851094547
OCLC Number: 56608275
Description: xiv, 376 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Overview: the Arab world today --
Television and radio --
The press --
The cinema industry --
Music and Arab pop --
Theater --
Popular religion --
Belly dancing --
Consumerism --
Sport --
The Arabic language.
Series Title: Popular culture in the contemporary world.
Responsibility: Andrew Hammond.
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The first book to explore how Arab pop culture has succeeded in helping forge a pan-Arab identity, where Arab nationalism has failed.Pop Culture Arab World! is the first volume to explore the full  Read more...


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"[A] fascinating overview of politics and culture in the post-colonial Middle East. Anyone who wants to understand the complexities of Arab societies or better serve the needs of Arab students would Read more...

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