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Tamārī, Salīm
Mountain against the sea : essays on Palestinian society and culture / Salim Tamari
Alternate Title Essays on Palestinian society and culture
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, c2009
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 3rd Floor  DS112 .T36 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Palestine -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Subject(s) Palestinian Arabs -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Subject Palestine -- Civilization
Physical Description xi, 237 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-221) and index
Contents List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction : Palestine's conflictual modernity -- The mountain against the sea? -- Cultural wars of the eastern Mediterranean -- From Emma Bovary to Hasan al-Banna : small towns and social control -- Bourgeois nostalgia and the abandoned city -- A musician's lot : the Jawhariyyeh memoirs as a key to Jerusalem's early modernity -- Lepers, lunatics, and saints : the nativist ethnography of Tawfiq Canaan and his circle -- Sultana and Khalil : the origins of romantic love in Palestine -- The last feudal lord -- Ishaq Shami and the predicament of the Arab Jew in Palestine -- The enigmatic bolshevik from the Holy city -- The vagabond caf's and Jerusalem's prince of idleness

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