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Cultural encounters in the Arab world [electronic resource] : on media, the modern and the everyday / Tarik Sabry.

By: Sabry, Tarik, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of modern Middle East studies: Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2010Description: 1 online resource (228 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441681263 (electronic bk.); 1441681264 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Civilization, Arab -- 21st century | Social change -- Arab countries | Mass media and culture -- Arab countries | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Massenkultur | Modernisierung | Arabische StaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural encounters in the Arab world.DDC classification: 306.09174927 Other classification: EH 5366 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
On encountering and modernness -- Contemporary Arab thought and the struggle for authenticity : towards an ontological articulation of the 'modern' -- Arab popular cultures and everyday life -- The bridge and the queue as spaces of encountering -- Modernness as a multiple narrative-category : encountering the west -- Still searching for the Arab present cultural tense : Arab cultural studies.
Summary: Explores experiences of being modern in Arab transitional societies.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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On encountering and modernness -- Contemporary Arab thought and the struggle for authenticity : towards an ontological articulation of the 'modern' -- Arab popular cultures and everyday life -- The bridge and the queue as spaces of encountering -- Modernness as a multiple narrative-category : encountering the west -- Still searching for the Arab present cultural tense : Arab cultural studies.

Explores experiences of being modern in Arab transitional societies.

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Cultural encounters in the Arab world by Sabry, Tarik, ©2010
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