Imagining Arab Womanhood by Amira Jarmakani
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Imagining Arab Womanhood
By Amira Jarmakani

Imagining Arab Womanhood

The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S.

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Imagining Arab Womanhood by Amira Jarmakani

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A fascinating demonstration of how U.S. representations of veils, harems, and belly dancers have operated as nostalgic and exotic symbols to help rationalize dominant U.S. narratives about power and progress.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230604728
ISBN-10: 0230604722
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 249
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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A fascinating demonstration of how U.S. representations of veils, harems, and belly dancers have operated as nostalgic and exotic symbols to help rationalize dominant U.S. narratives about power and progress.

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Author Biography - Amira Jarmakani

AMIRA JARMAKANI is Assistant Professor in the Women's Studies Institute at Georgia State University, USA.

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