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An Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror

Amira Jarmakani
Format
Book
Published
New York ; London : New York University Press, [2015]
Language
English
Variant Title
Desert romances and the War on Terror
ISBN
9781479815616, 1479815616, 9781479820863, 1479820865
Contents
  • Introduction: the romantic sheikh as hero of the War on Terror
  • "To catch a sheikh?" in the War on Terror
  • Desert is just another word for freedom
  • Desiring the big bad blade: the racialization of the sheikh
  • To make a woman happy in bed ...
  • Conclusion: the ends.
Description
xxiv, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-256) and index.
Technical Details
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