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Title Everyday life in the Muslim Middle East / edited by Donna Lee Bowen and Evelyn A. Early
Edition Second edition
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [2002]
©2002

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Description xiv, 411 pages : illustrations, maps. ; 24 cm
Series Indiana series in Middle East studies
Indiana series in Middle East studies.
Contents 1. Traditional Songs from Boir Ahmad -- 2. Growing up in Morocco / Susan Schaefer Davis -- 3. Explosion / Emily Nasrallah -- 4. "Of the Dust and the Wind": Arranged Marriage in Afghanistan / Margaret A. Mills -- 5. Two Weddings / Jenny B. White -- 6. Editing al-Fajr: A Palestinian Newspaper in Jerusalem / Bishara Bahbah -- 7. The Son's Return / Driss Chraibi -- 8. The Funeral / Driss Chraibi -- 9. Young Women's Sexuality in Tunisia: The Health Consequences of Misinformation among University Students / Angel Foster -- 10. A Thorny Side of Marriage in Iran / Erika Friedl -- 11. Harasiis Marriage, Divorce, and Companionship / Dawn Chatty -- 12. Oil, Fertility, and Women's Status in Oman / Christine Eickelman -- 13. Tamkin: Stories from a Family Court in Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini -- 14. The Veiled Revolution / Elizabeth M. Fernea -- 15. The Doum Tree of Wad Hamid / Tayed Salih -- 16. Abortion and the Ethics of Life / Donna Lee Bowen -- 17. Fashioning Casablanca in the Beauty Salon / Susan Ossman -- 18. Chalk and Dust: Teachers' Lives in Rural Sudan / W. Stephen Howard -- 19. Networks, Jobs, and Everyday Life in Cairo / Diane Singerman -- 20. Politics, Politics, and More Politics: Youth Life Experiences in the Gaza Strip / Brian K. Barber -- 21. Islamist Activism in Jordan / Quintan Wiktorowicz -- 22. Inside the Islamic Reformation / Dale F. Eickelman -- 23. The Sound of the Divine in Daily Life / Kristina Nelson -- 24. Abu Illya and Zakat / Donna Lee Bowen -- 25. An American Woman on the Hajj / Michael E. Jansen -- 26. Abdul Qadar and the Sheep of 'Id al-Adha / Donna Lee Bowen -- 27. Muslim Women and Shrines in Shiraz / Anne H. Betteridge -- 28. Islamic Teaching among Sunni Women in Syria / Annabelle Bottcher -- 29. Internet Islam: New Media of the Islamic Reformation / Jon W. Anderson -- 30. Syrian Television Drama: Permitted Political Discourse / Evelyn A. Early -- 31. The Riddle of Ramadan: Media, Consumer Culture, and the "Christmasization" of a Muslim Holiday / Walter Armbrust -- 32. Moroccan Filmmaking: A Long Voyage through the Straits of Paradox / Kevin Dwyer -- 33. Al-Aris (The Bridegroom): Prison Literature and Human Rights / Salah El-Ouadie -- 34. "To Mount at-Tiyal He Declared": Some Poetry from the Yemeni Civil War / Steven C. Caton -- 35. Sad Songs of the Western Desert / Lila Abu-Lughod
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [383]-392) and index
Subject Middle East -- Social life and customs.
Africa, North -- Social life and customs.
Author Early, Evelyn A.
Bowen, Donna Lee, 1947-
LC no. 2001002722
ISBN 0253340101
0253214904 paperback