Pop culture Arab world! : media, arts, and lifestyle (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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"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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