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Jarmakani, Amira, 1974-
Imagining Arab womanhood : the cultural mythology of veils, harems, and belly dancers in the U.S. / Amira Jarmakani
Alternate Title Cultural mythology of veils, harems, and belly dancers in the U.S
1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. ed
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, c2008
book jacket
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 Browsing/1st Flr  HQ1784 .J37 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women, Arab
Orientalism -- United States
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Physical Description xiii, 236 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Originally published: 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-228) and index
Contents Introduction : excavating Orientalist images of Arab womanhood -- Traveling Orientalism : U.S. echoes of a French tradition -- Dancing the hootchy kootchy : the rhythms and contortions of American Orientalism -- Selling Little Egypt : the commodification of Arab womanhood -- Veiled intentions : the cultural mythology of veils, harems, and belly dancers in the service of empire, security, and globalization

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