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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 33 citing Ibn Al-Balad: A Concept of Egyptian Identity. 

Culture and Identity in a Muslim Society

Gary S. Gregg Associate Professor of Psychology Kalamazoo College - History - 2007 - 384 pages
In the last fifteen years, psychologists have rediscovered culture and its influence on emotion, thought, and self. Many researchers have come to the conclusion that the world ...
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Smoking, Culture and Economy in the Middle East: The Egyptian Tobacco Market ...

Relli Shechter - Business & Economics - 2006 - 224 pages
This book demonstrates how the history of Egypt's tobacco habits from the water pipe to the Marlboro Light mirrors wider socio-economic developments. Shechter begins in the mid ...
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A New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria

Christa Salamandra - Social Science - 2004 - 216 pages
"[F]illed with rare encounters with Syria's oldest, most elite families. Critics of anthropology's taste for exoticism and marginality will savor this study of upper-class ...
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A trade like any other: female singers and dancers in Egypt

Karin van Nieuwkerk - Social Science - 1995 - 226 pages
In Egypt, singing and dancing are considered essential on happy occasions. Professional entertainers often perform at weddings and other celebrations, and a host family ...
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A Trade Like Any Other: Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt

Karin van Nieuwkerk - History - 1995 - 226 pages
In Egypt, singing and dancing are considered essential on happy occasions. Professional entertainers often perform at weddings and other celebrations, and a host family’s ...
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Accommodating Protest: Working Women, the New Veiling, and Change in Cairo

Arlene Elowe Macleod - Political Science - 1991 - 206 pages
This book explores the puzzling phenomenon of new veiling practices among lower middle class women in Cairo, Egypt. Although these women are part of a modernizing middle class ...
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Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo

Homa Hoodfar - House & Home - 1997 - 265 pages
Homa Hoodfar's richly detailed ethnography provides a rare glimpse into the daily life of Arab Muslim families. Focusing on the impact of economic liberalization policies from ...
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