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Literature and Violence in North Arabia

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 292 Nombre de pages
An exploration of the intersection between art and life among the Bedouins and its implications for Orientalists.Contenu Preface; ... Lire la suite
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An exploration of the intersection between art and life among the Bedouins and its implications for Orientalists.

Contenu

Preface; Part I. The Epoch of Near-Eastern Pastoral Nomadism in Arabia: 1. The ethnography of Near-Eastern tribal societies; 2. The personal voice and the uncertainty of relationships; 3. The composition of the voice and the popular investment in political adventures; Part II. The Narratives of Raiding and Warfare: 4. Cautious and sensible chiefs and the strategic use of aggressive resources; 5. Political authority, the metaphor of scriptural signification and the metaphor of a domestic covering; 6. Rwala monotheism and the wish for authority; Part III. The Poems of Raiding and Warfare: 7. Heroic skills and beastly energies; 8. Poetic structure and the pressure of heroic interests; 9. Shadows and echoes of the priority of the concrete; Part IV. Segmentary Politics and the Cult of Saints in North Africa: 10. The forms of segmentary politics and their relative absence among the North Arabian Bedouins; 11. Political wildness and religious domesticity among the Cyrenaican Bedouins; 12. Narratives of the mystical power of saints in Morocco; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Literature and Violence in North Arabia
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Code EAN: 9780521293990
ISBN: 978-0-521-29399-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 292
Poids: 431g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T17mm
Année: 2009