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American Arabesque: Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-Century Imaginary

Jacob Rama Berman
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, c2012.
Language
English
Series
America and the Long 19th Century
ISBN
9780814789506 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0814789501 (cloth : acid-free paper), 9780814745182 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0814745180 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 9780814789513 (ebook), 081478951X (ebook), 9780814723210 (ebook), 0814723217 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: Guest Figures
  • The Barbarous Voice of Democracy
  • Pentimento Geographies
  • Poe's taste for the Arabesque
  • American Moors and the Barbaresque
  • Arab Masquerade : Mahjar Identity Politics and Trans-nationalism
  • Afterword: Haunted Houses.
Description
xvi, 269 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-259) and index.
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