Alison Of Arabia

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Millbrook Press, Jan 31, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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Alison is magically transformed into a princess in an Arabian palace and can have anything in the world she wants, with the help of three wishes from her genie, but after using her wishes, she begins to wonder if she has used them wisely.

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I forced myself to read this because I was considering proposing it for an exhibit/commentary on the concept of Orientalism. I know I have to concede that this is a children's book so the writing wasn ... Read full review


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Jeffrey C. Alexander is a Professor at the depatment of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has been a Fellow at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies and at SCASSS in Sweden. His other books include "Twenty Lectures: Sociological Theory since World War Two" (Columbia, 1987); "Action and its Environments" (Columbia, 1988); "Fin-de-Siecle Social Theory" (Verso, 1995); "Neofunctionalism" (Sage, 1985), "Culture and Society: Contemporary Debates" (with Steven Seidman, Cambridge, 1990).

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